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Old 05-29-2007, 06:26 PM   #1
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Linux Foundation slams Microsoft's patent ploy

Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin said Microsoft's recent patent claim against Linux and the open source community is a delaying tactic to help protect it's profits, according to a column in BusinessWeek.

Despite it's clout, Zemlin said Microsoft's arsenal of patents can be matched by the open source community, saying members of the Linux ecosystem have "significant patent portfolios".


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