Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jun 2007 16:04 UTC, submitted by davidiwharper
Linspire Linspire has announced an agreement to license voice-enabled instant messaging, Windows Media 10 codecs, and TrueType font technologies from Microsoft for its Linux distribution. Additionally, Microsoft will offer protection to Linspire customers against possible violations of Microsoft patents by Linux.
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"Sco-kerching" linux
by orfanum on Fri 15th Jun 2007 09:47 UTC
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2006-06-02

Sorry for the awful pun but hasn't this:

http://www.out-law.com/page-3570

got a lot to do with this? Notice the licensing of patents from SCO, a different beast from the copyrights central to the intra-Unix spats between SCO, Novell and RedHat.

Perhaps the patent case is actually much, much stronger...

Just a thought

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