Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 17th Jul 2011 20:58 UTC, submitted by fran
Linux It's strange. Microsoft has been patent trolling the heck out of the Linux kernel for a long time now, and is still using these patents against Android today in its protection money scheme. However, as LWN.net illustrates, Microsoft makes quite a few contributions to the Linux kernel. Shouldn't this invalidate their patent claims?
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RE[2]: Patents
by vitae on Mon 18th Jul 2011 20:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Patents"
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It's a further tacit acceptance of the existence of Linux which is a farcry from the days of this kind of melodrama:

http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/Have_You_Longed_To_See_Bill_...

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