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Software patents and free software

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Opposition to software patents is widespread in the free software community. In response ... In 2004, Open Source Risk Management commissioned a patent study, ... Microsoft has claimed that free sof...

Patents and Peace: Are the Microsoft-Linux Wars Over? | Open ...

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Oct 2, 2015 ... And Microsoft has been collaborating with open source companies including Canonical. But does that mean the Microsoft-Linux patent wars ...

Microsoft loves open source? Only when it's convenient | InfoWorld

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Mar 11, 2016 ... Even as it embraces open source, Microsoft is shaking down the Android and Linux communities for patent licenses. Will the real Microsoft ...

The one thing Microsoft must do - but won't - to gain open-source trust

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Mar 16, 2016 ... Last year, Microsoft worked hard with Linux and open-source software. Microsoft ... That's one reason why Microsoft made patent peace with ...

Is Microsoft Trying To Attack Open Source And Linux With Its "Patent ...

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Mar 14, 2016 ... Short Bytes: While Microsoft is expressing its love for open source and Linux by releasing tons of code on GitHub and making Linux-based ...

Microsoft Bullies Open Source Projects: is the Blockchain Their Next ...

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Mar 12, 2016 ... Microsoft's legal attacks on open source projects could easily extend into ... to limit open-source development with buy-outs, patent trolling, and ...

Update: Microsoft wants royalties for open-source software ...

www.computerworld.com/article/2545099/security0/update--microsoft-wants-royalties-for-open-source-software.html

May 13, 2007 ... Microsoft Corp. on Sunday confirmed reports that it believes open-source software users owe the company royalties on 235 alleged patent ...

Open Source Group Buys Microsoft Patents to Ward Off Patent Trolls ...

www.pcworld.com/article/171589/open_source_group_buy_microsoft_linux_patents.html

Sep 8, 2009 ... The open source community operates from a different point of view as it relates to intellectual property ownership and in generally abhors the ...

5 reasons Microsoft may never give up on Linux patent claims | CIO

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Mar 18, 2016 ... Last week I wrote about two of Microsoft's recent patent deals with Linux ... Microsoft gets from a certain segment of the open source community.

FAQ: Licensing | Mono

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Microsoft Patent Promise for Mono Microsoft Corporation and its affiliates (“ Microsoft”) promise not to assert any Applicable Patents against you for making, using ...

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Microsoft Exec: Linux Patent Licensing Becoming 'Less Relevant' As ...

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Apr 26, 2016 ... Mark Hill, Microsoft's senior vice president of open source sales and marketing, told CRN in a recent interview that these patent licensing efforts ...

4 Shifty Details About Microsoft's "Open Source" .NET | ifrOSS

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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 ...

Free and open source software violates 235 Microsoft patents - ZDNet

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May 13, 2007 ... Microsoft: Free and open source software violates 235 Microsoft patents ... patent infringements by open-source software on Microsoft's ...