Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Oct 2007 16:14 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Microsoft Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has warned users of Red Hat Linux that they will have to pay Microsoft for its intellectual property. "People who use Red Hat, at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense have an obligation to compensate us," Ballmer said last week at a company event in London discussing online services in the UK.
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I don't agree. Why would 'Free Software' receive special treatment ? The fact that some people have given up part or all of the revenue for their own product does not make them saints in my eyes. In fact, some other words keep coming to my mind.


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