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]: sweet.
by sappyvcv on Sat 9th Jun 2007 02:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: sweet."
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Earth. You might like it. I repeat: Microsoft is not selling protection. To sell protection, you have to offer said protection in exchange for money. This is not the case.

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