Date: 2 months ago   Category: Hi-Tech

Microsoft opened 60 000 patents to protect Linux from claims


Microsoft opened 60 000 patents to protect Linux from claims
The Microsoft corporation joined an initiative of Open Invention Network (OIN) and transferred OIN of 60 thousand patents. They will be available to all participants of an initiative, one of the purposes of which is protection of Linux against legal claims. For some similar actions of software giant became a surprise as Microsoft zealously protects the rights and demands to pay for use of the patented technologies. Many consider by

a step of Microsoft to favorable all sides: Linux receives additional protection, and Microsoft - upgrades the rating in the opinion of the public.

are a part of OIN about 2,5 thousand companies. As writes OpenNet, among the main participants of OIN providing formation of the protecting Linux of a patent pool, such companies as Google, IBM, NEC, Toyota, SUSE, Philips, Red Hat, HP, Juniper, Facebook, Cisco, Fujitsu and Sony.

URL:




Today

5 days ago

One of the most famous and highly paid Hollywood actors Eddie Murphy became a father for the tenth time. As informs Newsmir.info with reference to the western tabloids, at the actor the son was born....

5 days ago

Late at night on December 7 in Kryvyi Rih on residential district Zarechny-5 the driver of BMW on the Lithuanian numbers apparently did not manage to drive and crashed into a concrete fence of parking...

5 days ago

The secret novel was for the woman an occasion of revenge to the traitor which can be turned into reality now. On Channel One was outlined intense scandal on the shouting subject again. The matter i...

5 days ago

Today, on December 8, approximately at 20:00 on Lyustdorfskaya Road the girl driver of BMW on "eurometal plates" did not manage to drive and crashed into a fence of prison. As reports "Newsmir.info"...

5 days ago

Unpleasant incident occurred on December 6 in the city Raisin of the Kharkiv region. As reported in local police station, about five o'clock in the evening to the 80-year-old woman the friendly woman...

5 days ago

In Hamburg the congress of the German conservatives who elected Annegret Crump-Karrenbaueer Angela Merkel successor on a post of the chairman of CDU came to the end. On Saturday, December 8, in Hamb...

5 days ago

The American company Ford on social network "VKontakte" organized and conducted survey which purpose was identification of the most useful automobile options in winter time for the Russian roads. th...

5 days ago

For most of the people suffering from this or that form of diabetes need to constantly take a blood test from a finger is not the most pleasant procedure - for this reason many teams of developers act...