Category Archives: “Get the Facts” ™

The Protection Racket: Why Red Hat shares didn’t tank after Microsoft’s patent claims

Back in 2007, the big question on everyone’s mind was: How can open source projects withstand the threat of being sued by the big proprietary software companies holding thousands of software patents? Here’s how I saw the problem, back then. … Continue reading

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Get the Facts, RIP

It couldn’t last: my favorite resource for Microsoft FUD and unintentional support for open source software, Microsoft’s "Get the Facts" website, is no longer. Originally positioned by Microsoft to be a repository of good, un-biased information from third-party researchers about … Continue reading

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Microsoft's "Get the Facts" ™ Campaign, Deconstructed

It’s been some time now since Microsoft launched their Get the Facts campaign to "get" the "facts" out about Microsoft vs Linux. It’s certainly been a helpful resource for me, as a great source of research reports and results from … Continue reading

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