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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 software such as OpenOffice.org and the  ...

www.infoworld.com/article/3042699/open-source-tools/microsoft-loves-open-source-only-when-its-convenient.html

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 ...

www.cio.com/article/3045799/linux/5-reasons-microsoft-may-never-give-up-on-linux-patent-claims.html

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.

www.ifross.org/en/artikel/4-shifty-details-about-microsofts-open-source-net

Mar 29, 2015 ... The terms of distribution (the licence) is the combination of the MIT licence and a separate patent promise. Given that Microsoft has a history of ...

www.crn.com/news/applications-os/300080479/microsoft-exec-linux-patent-licensing-becoming-less-relevant-as-we-embrace-open-source-partnerships.htm

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 ...

www.ipwatchdog.com/2011/01/09/the-meaning-of-open-source-patented-by-microsoft/id=14289

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 ...

thevarguy.com/open-source-application-software-companies/100215/patents-and-peace-are-microsoft-linux-wars-over

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

www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-free-and-open-source-software-violates-235-microsoft-patents

May 13, 2007 ... Microsoft finally has thrown down the gauntlet and is claiming publicly ... potential patent infringements by open-source software on Microsoft's ...

techrights.org/2017/02/09/microsoft-patent-tax-sheep-clothing

Feb 9, 2017 ... ... (and pay us every month) for using Free/Open Source software that we ... Dozens of new (or “news”) articles about Microsoft and patent trolls ...

www.zdnet.com/article/the-one-thing-microsoft-needs-to-do-to-gain-real-open-source-trust

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 ...