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Old 12-23-2006, 04:21 PM   #1
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LXer: Why Microsoft (probably) won't sue us for infringing 'IP'


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LXer Feature: 23-Dec-2006 Opinion - August 2004, Microsofts Steve Ballmer warned Asian governments that Linux infringes 283 patents, some of which belong to Microsoft, and that those countries might experience trouble as a member of the WTO. However, nothing happened ever since (except more threats). Why doesn't Microsoft sue 'us', the users? Here are some more reasons you might not have thought of before.

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