Falguni Bhuta ad RedHerring.com interviews Mark Shuttleworth about the Microsoft “challange”
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Q: So are you saying that if Microsoft finds a way its going to be hard for Linux stay as a free piece of software?
A: Microsoft is going to claim that deploying Linux anywhere, unless you pay Microsoft a patent fee, is a violation of their patent and they havent proved that yet. But they certainly seem to be positioning themselves in such a way that they could do so.