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News: Fall was a bad season for Linux

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By Alex Handy
January 4, 2011 —
This past fall saw both Novell and Red Hat taking actions that could potentially harm Linux as a whole. First, Red Hat settled out of court with patent troll Acacia Research, causing concern within the Linux community that Acacia Research would be encouraged to litigate further. Then Novell announced plans to sell its patent portfolio to a coalition of companies aligned with Microsoft. Both moves could spell patent problems for Linux in the future. Read More

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