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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So it's crystal clear now:
by deb2006 on Thu 11th Oct 2007 14:56 UTC
deb2006
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2006-06-26

Everyone who has regarded the deals between MS and Novell/Linspire/Xandros as some kind of friendly gesture from MS towards OSS was dead wrong. MS has always had a very ugly face - sometimes they were able to hide it, but it's now visible again. And it is indeed very, very ugly.

But good to know.

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