October 31, 2004

Linux Can't Compare to Windows

"No vendor today stands behind Linux with full IP indemnification. In fact, it is rare for open source software to provide customers with any indemnification at all," Ballmer says in the message. He notes that Microsoft has lifted that protection cap for the company's volume licensing customers.

"We provide uncapped protection for legal costs associated with a patent, copyright, trademark or trade-secret claim alleging infringement by a Microsoft product," he adds.

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