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Thursday, June 30th, 2011, 12:28 pm

How Microsoft’s FUD Tactics Came Down to Software Patents

Summary: A ramble about the changing nature of Microsoft FUD, especially against GNU/Linux

At Microsoft, the days of ignoring and laughing are over. The company is now attacking its rivals with software patents, having mostly neglected attacks on rivals — notably Linux — based on verbal attacks (legal threats) and ridicule of technical nature. Microsoft’s strategy is now lobbying for software patents while extorting any company which does not use Windows.

This video tests some minor improvements in recording and it was neither planned not scripted.

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