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Open Invention Network Helps Rid FOSS of Patent Lawsuits

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Software patent issues aren’t in the news as much now as they were only a few years back, partly due to the Supreme Court’s 2014 Alice v. CLS decision. Another reason is the patent […]

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Techright’s Roy Schestowitz on All Things Free Tech

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Do you love Microsoft? Dr. Roy Schestowitz doesn’t. He also led a “Boycott Novell” movement back when there was a Novell to boycott, and he has crusaded against other tech companies, especially regarding software […]

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India Nixes Software Patents, Linux Foundation Embraces Diversity & More…

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FOSS Week in Review India again shows sanity by doing away with “software only” patents, and the Linux Foundation continues to move towards diversity.

The old and the new both made big news on the […]

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Google & Microsoft Shake Hands in Patent Dispute

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Microsoft is full of surprises these days.

“Microsoft and Google are pleased to announce an agreement on patent issues,” Redmond has said in a joint statement […]

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Microsoft’s Linux OS & Open Source Cred

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Microsoft has gone and built a Linux distro. Well, maybe it’s not a distro but some sort of Azure switch to use in the cloud. But anyway, Microsoft want’s you — meaning you open sourcers […]

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