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.
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RE[3]: Almost a syllogism
by sbergman27 on Fri 8th Jun 2007 19:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Almost a syllogism"
sbergman27
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2005-07-24

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You can't pay your competition to exit a market or collude with you to raise prices.

Antitrust 101...
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Agreed... unless the current administration is favorable to you.

Good Ole Boy 101... ;-)

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