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Microsoft submitted license for OSI approval

http://www.crynwr.com

Director of Source Program at Microsoft Corporation Jon Rosenberg submitted its Shared Source License called "Microsoft Community License" to Open Source Initiative for considering it as an OSI approved Open Source License.

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SCO's KIA, but what about the rest of the troopers?

http://www.linux-watch.com

"When Judge Kimball ruled against SCO in favor of Novell and said that Novell owned Unix's IP (intellectual property), that was the end of SCO. So now, SCO's legal cases are dead -- but what about its friends and partners? "

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BitTorrent's closed protocol: fact or fiction?

http://arstechnica.com

Last year, BitTorrent Inc. acquired the company that makes uTorrent, one of the most popular BitTorrent clients available on the Windows platform. The next major version of the official BitTorrent client—which is currently in beta—is based on the closed-source uTorrent client rather than the open-source BitTorrent reference implementation.

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Report from Australia - the OOXML Forum

http://www.groklaw.net

An attendee, Lee Welburn, at the meeting yesterday in Australia regarding whether or not to approve OOXML as an ISO standard has sent me his notes. I am publishing them as is, without any editing except for making urls clickable, so keep in mind that these are notes taken live.

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Microsoft loses key U.S. OpenXML vote

http://www.infoworld.com

"INCITS' executive committee was one vote shy of approving Microsoft's OpenXML as a standard, dealing a setback to the company's efforts to compete with ODF."

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Judge: Novell owns intellectual property in Linux case

http://www.marketwatch.com

A federal judge's ruling Friday may help proponents of Linux open-source software sidestep a significant legal threat.

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SCO speaks: The SCO press statement

http://www.groklaw.net

"With the loopy bravado of Monty Python's Black Knight, they list all the things they didn't lose. And they are exploring their options. "To be or not to be.... That is the question." Oh, wait. They didn't say that. Here's what they did say:"

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SCO says it's down but not out in Linux case

http://www.linuxworld.com

The SCO Group acknowledged being dealt a significant blow Friday in its lawsuit against Novell, but it indicated that it may not be done fighting yet.

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Created by bluecheese 16 years 36 weeks ago
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What's Left? - A Chart of the Summary Judgment Rulings in SCO v Novell

http://www.groklaw.net

"The court's rulings on the numerous summary judgment motions in SCO v. Novell are in a document that is long and complex, and I'm still reading and analyzing it myself."

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MySQL Takes Another Step (Away from Open Source)

http://mike.kruckenberg.com

"...it doesn't seem to fit with the spirit of open source. When I think open source I think freely available source, not source I can get once I've paid for a license. Is this just a lack on my part of really understanding open source?..."

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Created by can.axis 16 years 36 weeks ago
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Novell's Victory Over SCO Could Have Downside For Linux Users

http://www.informationweek.com

Bottom line: Novell's victory over SCO could result in one of the big questions around Linux remaining unanswered.

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Created by snotbutter 16 years 36 weeks ago
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Linux experts look for lessons from SCO suit

http://www.linuxworld.com

The SCO Group's copyright case may have done little to discourage enterprise Linux use, but the next generation of legal conflicts around open source have only begun, experts said Monday.

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Peer-to-Patent pilot steers toward change

http://www.linux.com

On June 15, the New York Law School's Institute for Information Law and Policy, in cooperation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), launched the Peer-to-Patent community patent review pilot program.

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SCO's Letter to Customers and Partners

http://www.groklaw.net

SCO CEO Darl McBride has sent a letter to partners and customers about the ruling in SCO v. Novell and its impact on SCO as a company. We get the clearest hint yet of what SCO may be thinking for the future, and as I expected, there is no white flag flying yet.

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The VMware house of cards

http://www.venturecake.com

VMware leads a rapidly growing market with a proprietary product. That’s the basis of estimated value of at least 10 billion dollars. But is VMware ESX really proprietary?

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