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Blog Entry Windows Phone 7: the best choice for Patent Trolls.
by Matt Lee published Oct 08, 2010 last modified Nov 05, 2010 09:46 AM
On Monday October 11, 2010 Microsoft will release Windows Phone 7 software, backed by the largest phone marketing campaign in history: reports estimate costs at between 400 and 500 million dollars.
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News Item chemical/x-pdb FSF responds to Microsoft's privacy and encryption announcement
by John Sullivan published Dec 05, 2013 last modified Dec 05, 2013 03:36 PM
Yesterday, Microsoft announced a new effort to "[protect] customer data from government snooping." FSF executive director John Sullivan issued the following statement on Thursday, December 5th:
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News Item Microsoft cannot declare itself exempt from the requirements of GPLv3
by Matt Lee published Aug 28, 2007 last modified Aug 28, 2007 09:35 AM
"Microsoft has engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the software industry for many years, and has sought to attack free software for almost as long," Free Software Foundation says
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RMS: Microsoft's New Monopoly
by Matt Lee published Jul 05, 2005
A new article by Richard Stallman addresses the relationship between patents, Microsoft file formats, and the upcoming vote in Europe.
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Blog Entry Dear Microsoft: fsf.org is not a "gambling site"
by John Sullivan published Jun 22, 2012 last modified Jun 25, 2012 03:06 PM
If Microsoft's "reputation" database can't tell the difference between a gambling site and an independently audited registered nonprofit public-interest charity founded almost 30 years ago, it is certainly doing you and your business more harm than good.
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News Item FSF statement on Microsoft joining the Open Invention Network
by John Sullivan published Oct 10, 2018
For many years, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has called on Microsoft to cease its use of computational idea patents to aggressively intimidate free software developers, distributors, and users. Today, these calls have met with some tentative success.
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Take action by July 20 to stop Microsoft's sabotage of open standards in Massachusetts
by John Sullivan published Jul 16, 2007 last modified Apr 10, 2018 08:55 AM
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Does the Windows ballot screen for choosing a browser represent meaningful progress in Europe?
by peterb published Jan 07, 2010 last modified May 17, 2010 04:45 PM
Thanks to the European Commission's antitrust like activities, European citizens will soon be presented with a ballot choice between twelve browsers when first using a newly purchased computer preloaded with the Microsoft Windows operating system.
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Dinner with Microsoft
by Matt Lee published Mar 05, 2009 last modified Apr 15, 2016 01:23 PM
Microsoft comes to the Boston area, like a bad uninvited dinner guest in this guest blog by Mark Northfist.
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Blog Entry GNU strikes again: FSF surprises Boston Microsoft store
by libby published Dec 20, 2012 last modified Jan 18, 2013 02:40 PM
FSF staff and volunteers just returned from Boston's Microsoft store, where we dressed as elves and handed out copies of free software and our 2012 Giving Guide to people out shopping for the holidays. The action is part of our campaign to promote free software as a replacement for Windows 8. The campaign aims to promote free software while educating members of the public about the restrictive nature of this proprietary operating system, as well as to inform them of Windows 8's dangerous privacy and security risks.
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