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MI­CRO­SOFT HAS OUT­SOURCED THOU­SANDS OF PATENTS TO PRE­VENT LINUX FROM GET­TING SUED

In what seems to be the lat­est push in Mi­cro­soft’s de­vel­oper-friendly rein­ven­tion, the com­pany has made tens of thou­sands of its reg­is­tered patents open source. The tech gi­ant has joined the Open In­ven­tion Net­work, which is a patent group ded­i­cated to keep­ing Linux safe from law­suits, and in the process Mi­cro­soft had to make some con­ces­sions… 60,000 of them.

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