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Microsoft challenged to either put up or shut up
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Written by Daniel   
Saturday, 06 October 2007 09:53
Disclose your patents, says penguin posse
By Egan Orion: Friday, 05 October 2007, 11:22 PM
The Inquirer

OPEN SAUCE group Open Invention Network (OIN) has called Microsoft's bluff on its sabre-rattling claims that Linux infringes some of its patents, reports Australia's IT News.
CEO of OIN Jerry Rosenthal believes that Microsoft's statements are empty threats. He says the Vole should either disclose exactly which patents its talking about or cut out slandering Linux and drop its claims.
"The FUD is clear. If you have a patent that you are proud of, then disclose it," Rosenthal said. "If your patent is a good patent then you are not worried about revealing it before going to court because you would be confident of success."... More      Comment in the Forums
 
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