Linus Strikes Back

Linus Torvalds has come out swinging after Microsoft’s claims that Linux and other open source projects have violated some 235 Microsoft patents. In this article, Linus says:

It’s certainly a lot more likely that Microsoft violates patents than Linux does. If the source code for Windows could be subjected to the same critical review that Linux has been, Microsoft would find itself in violation of patents held by other companies.

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