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FSF and Cisco Settle - For Real, This Time

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The Free Software Foundation and Cisco have now settled the litigation over the GPL and Cisco's subsidiary, Linksys.

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Report: Cisco and FSF settle

http://www.h-online.com

According to the New Media & Technology Law Blog, the FSF legal action against Cisco, filed in December 2008 has been settled.

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Now TomTom Sues Microsoft for Patent Infringement -- Guess Who Their Lawyers Are? MoFo!!!

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Can you believe it? This is so great!! Morrison & Foerster are representing TomTom in a new patent infringement lawsuit TomTom has just filed against Microsoft! I love covering their cases. Patent law is usually soooo boring to me, but these guys will keep me awake, and no doubt if I pay attention, I'll learn a lot.

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Now TomTom sues Microsoft over patents

http://www.bloomberg.com

Microsoft Corp. was sued by Dutch navigation-device maker TomTom NV, which claims the world’s largest software maker infringes four of its patents used for automobile navigation.
The suit comes less than a month after Microsoft filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington seeking to block some of TomTom’s U.S. imports.

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Two Quick Words About Microsoft v. TomTom: Think Bilski

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I'm getting a lot of email about Microsoft suing TomTom for alleged patent infringement, first reported by Todd Bishop on TechFlash. I've put lots of links in NewsPicks for you, and here are the two complaints, the regular complaint filed in federal court and the ITC complaint [PDFs]. I'll restrict myself for now to two quick words: Think Bilski

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Linux companies sign Microsoft patent protection pacts

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Microsoft is suing TomTom in part because the guys from Redmond claim that TomTom's use of Linux in its navigation devices has violated three of its file-system related patents. One reason why Microsoft feels it can do this is that it already has patent cross-licensing agreements covering these patents with other Linux-using companies.

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Patent suit tells us why we should shun Mono, Moonlight

http://www.itwire.com

Microsoft has shown the world exactly how friendly it is towards open source by going to court to claim damages over patents which have been allegedly violated in an implementation of the Linux kernel. And that's a good reason why FOSS users should avoid Mono and Moonlight like the plague.

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Why Microsoft is Likely to Lose the TomTom Case (Plus Summary)

http://boycottnovell.com

A very comprehensive summary of the TomTom case and where it may go

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Clubbing the Tom-Tom

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I’ve been doing some research on the issues in Microsoft’s lawsuit against Tom-Tom. Here’s what I’ve found about the patents are at issue in the case...

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Microsoft sues TomTom over Linux and other patent claims

http://www.techflash.com

Microsoft filed suit against TomTom today, alleging that the in-car navigation company's devices violate eight of its patents -- including three that relate to TomTom's implementation of the Linux kernel.

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Quick Mention: Microsoft, Amid/Near Debt, Declares Legal War on Linux

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Microsoft starts legal action with accusations against Linux

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