FFII: EU tells open source to start paying MS patent tax
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 23 Oct 2007 10:11
Number of posts: 2
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Summary:
EU Commissioner Kroes' deal with Microsoft creates real dangers to Europe's growing open source economy, warns the FFII. Using patent licenses that exclude businesses, the software monopolist has turned the EU competition ruling into a victory, and now gets implicit support from the Commission to proceed aggressively against its competitors.
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