7 Promises from patent holders; 8 Infringement claims; 9 Microsoft's patent deals
... Leading open-source figures and companies have complained that software ...
Patent Pledge for Open Source Developers. Microsoft irrevocably promises not to
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Mar 29, 2015 ... That said, it's debatable whether Microsoft's patent promise serves any purpose.
By using the MIT licence, Microsoft already grants everyone ...
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May 13, 2007 ... Microsoft Corp. on Sunday confirmed reports that it believes open-source
software users owe the company royalties on 235 alleged patent ...
The open source community operates from a different point of view as it relates to
intellectual property ownership and in generally abhors the concept of patents.
Jan 9, 2011 ... See Open source campaigners urge investigation of Novell patent sale and
Novell's Microsoft patent sale referred to regulators. So it seems ...
May 13, 2007 ... Microsoft: Free and open source software violates 235 Microsoft patents ... patent
infringements by open-source software on Microsoft's ...
Jason Rennie's ifile, a Bayesian mail classifier, predates Microsoft's patent ...
raise if Microsoft tried to shut down an open-source project for patent