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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This doesnt matter
by ChrisA on Sat 9th Jun 2007 20:43 UTC
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when the GPL 3 is released, Microsofts LG and Xandros deals are dead. I would suggest that the community start planning some class action law suits against Microsoft for their despicable behavior and their false statements.

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