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Microsoft: A law firm pretending to be an army pretending to be a software company
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Written by Samuknow   
Thursday, 17 May 2007 10:04

SCO failed, so now Microsoft has to do the heavy lifting itself to undermine open source software’s legitimacy. Actually, Microsoft prefers to undermine Red Hat’s legitimacy. Or OpenXchange’s. Or your company’s.

The details are now trickling out that Microsoft has real numbers — some 235 patents across dozens of open source products — that define the purported assault on its intellectual property. And like SCO, they can’t tell you how you offend. You just need to know that you offend. You should also now know that the remedy to such transgressions shall be levied by Microsoft’s legal minions, and through the laws of your great republic, when and if Microsoft feels like it.

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