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[News] Groklaw: Time to Get Mono and Moonlight Out of GNU/Linux

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TomTom Settlement Aftermath: Get the FAT Out - Updated

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| Ah, yes. Mono. Once again. And OOXML. Might governmental agencies wish to 
| particularly take note of OOXML in light of the TomTom settlement? I would 
| think so. And .NET and Silverlight. Perhaps you can think of others.  
| [...]
|  Wake up. Microsoft should be treated like Microsoft.
| It is what it is. It is what it always has been.
| Microsoft asked recently to be judged by its actions, not its words. OK. The 
| TomTom settlement *is* Microsoft actions. We watched it, and we judge them by 
| it.  



Sun exec accuses Microsoft of 'patent terrorism'

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| The efforts of Microsoft to pressure the Linux community over alleged and
| unspecified patents is akin to "patent terrorism", according to a local
| executive for Sun Microsystems.


Microsoft, the art of Corporate Terrorism.

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| Microsoft, no longer the technological leader in the Computer Desktop
| market, is taking on a terrorist role in its attempt remain in power
| at all costs. (see the link to the CNN story below)
| The tactic is intended to frighten current, and would be, free
| software users away from products that Microsoft just can't compete
| with. It's not a new tactic, but for the first time desperation is
| beginning to show.


Convicted Monopolist Terrorizes Software Industry

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| That headline is designed to grab your attention. Sensationalistic as
| it may be, it also happens to be true, if what you mean by 'terrorize'
| is to provoke fear.
| If you've been following the presidential race in the United States,
| you know the present crop of candidates have been exploiting the fear
| of the American people as they never have before in the history of
| the country.

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