Microsoft Foes Aim to Snatch Patent Advantage in Linux Tussle

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Sep 10, 2009 7:24 AM EDT
LinuxInsider; By Katherine Noyes
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Microsoft has been making overtures to the open source community of late, but suspicion abounds, and it was only heightened by Redmond's legal challenge to TomTom earlier this year. In an effort to stockpile ammunition against Redmond if it should declare war on the FOSS movement, a Linux-friendly group of companies have bought 22 patents Microsoft recently sold to a patent trust.

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I find the choice of words interesting tracyanne 9 3,906 Sep 11, 2009 8:27 AM

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