Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 8th Jun 2007 15:01 UTC, submitted by AdministratorX
Microsoft In its second such agreement this week, Microsoft has struck a deal under which it will extend amnesty to a company that's using what the software maker claims is patented Microsoft intellectual property embedded in the open source Linux computer operating system. Under a deal with LG Electronics, disclosed late Wednesday, Microsoft will forgo any Linux-related patent claims against the South Korean electronics manufacturer. In return, Microsoft will gain access to certain intellectual property produced by LG.
Permalink for comment 246361
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Almost a syllogism
by sappyvcv on Fri 8th Jun 2007 18:55 UTC in reply to "Almost a syllogism"
sappyvcv
Member since:
2005-07-06

What extortion? Microsoft is paying them.

What laws are they breaking? You may find what they are doing immoral, but that does not make it illegal.

Get your facts straight.

Reply Parent Score: 1