Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Nov 2005 18:51 UTC, submitted by Josh
Linux Three of the world's biggest electronics companies - IBM, Sony and Philips - have joined forces with the two largest Linux software distributors to create a company for sharing Linux patents, royalty-free. The Open Invention Network, as the new firm unveiled Thursday is known, could mark a breakthrough in resolving how to protect vendors and customers from patent royalty disputes resulting from freely shared Linux code.
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by netpython on Fri 11th Nov 2005 07:00 UTC
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I hope we can see some Vaio laptops soon with linux pre-installed instead of windows.

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