February 20, 2008
How GNU/Linux Gets Contaminated with Software Patents from the Back Door
As history has taught us, Microsoft finds it too risky to attack GNU/Linux directly. It would be too transparent and probably result in backlash from MicrosoftÃ¢â¬â¢s own customers, many of whom also use and/or stock Free software. Microsoft prefers to use proxies and insiders to do their seemingly-independent jobs that accomplish long-term objectives.