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Google signs up as Linux-patent licensee

Posted 07 August 2007 - 09:30 PM

Google becomes Open Invention Network's first end-user licensee. This should make all *nix users squirm with excitement.
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Re: Google signs up as Linux-patent licensee

Posted 08 August 2007 - 05:06 AM

As per the article:

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Rosenthal also questioned where Microsoft gained the patents that relate to the open-source operating system in particular. "Linux's genesis is Unix, which predates Windows," he said. "So what can Microsoft really have?"

Stolen code.
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