Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
BLACK FRIDAY DEAL: Trust the World's Fastest VPN with Your Internet Security & Freedom--A Lifetime Subscription of PureVPN at $48 with coupon code "BFRIDAY20" ×
Microsoft

Submission + - DOJ Limits Microsoft's Purchase of Novell Patents (itworld.com)

itwbennett writes: "Novell, distributor of the SUSE Linux OS, has agreed to change its proposed deal to sell patents to CPTN Holdings, a Microsoft-organized consortium of companies, in order to satisfy DOJ concerns about the impact on open-source software, the DOJ said. The agreement will require Microsoft to sell the Novell patents back to Attachmate and Microsoft will receive a license to use those patents and patents acquired by the other three owners of CPTN."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

DOJ Limits Microsoft's Purchase of Novell Patents

Comments Filter:

It's a poor workman who blames his tools.

Working...