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Meet Mobster Bill Gates, the Man Who Charges Open Source Software even if is free Android Linux

http://www.wired.com

Yes, Microsoft is demanding β€” and in many cases, receiving royalties β€” from companies selling devices that run Android, an operating system based on Linux. This shows that its place in the world remains complicated. Though it’s moving to the web, it is still very much a company that makes money selling software β€” and it still has an interest in protecting this business.

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Created by mariuz 2 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 46 weeks ago
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Nichi Vendola explains (but does he?) his Berlusconi-like deal with Microsoft

http://stop.zona-m.net

The day after signing a Berlusconi-like deal with Microsoft, Nichi Vendola, president of the Puglia Region in Italy, published an explanation on the website of its party. Unfortunately, he doesn't really explains much.

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Created by sockpuppet 4 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 3 weeks ago
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Legal Terrorism Microsoft Style

http://planet.gnu.org

Microsoft is transforming from a proprietary software vendor into a litigation house, using the mere threat of patent lawsuits to effectively extort payments like a modern day Al Capone.

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Created by JRepin 4 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 11 weeks ago
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