Monday, May 14, 2007

Report: Microsoft says open source violates 235 patents | CNET News.com

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In an interview with Fortune, Microsoft top lawyer Brad Smith alleges that the Linux kernel violates 42 Microsoft patents, while its user interface and other design elements infringe on a further 65. OpenOffice.org is accused of infringing 45, along with 83 more in other free and open-source programs, according to Fortune.

Source: Report: Microsoft says open source violates 235 patents | CNET News.com

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