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Linux The open source community should feel a little safer from software patent attacks, writes InfoWorld's Simon Phipps. "The Open Invention Network, a consortium of Linux contributors formed as a self-defense against software patents, has extended the definition of Linux so that a whopping 700 new software packages are covered, including many developer favorites. Just one hitch: The new definition also includes carve-outs that put all Linux developers on notice that Phillips and Sony reserve the right to sue over virtualization, search, user interfaces, and more."
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RE: philips?
by orestes on Sun 11th Mar 2012 00:13 UTC in reply to "philips?"
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The thing that comes most strongly to mind with Philips would be the i2c bus. Perhaps it's something related that. Or their truly impressive array of high end clinical solutions, wouldn't shock me one bit if some of those made use of virtualization.

Edited 2012-03-11 00:15 UTC

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