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MS drags Linspire back to court

By Julio Franco
May 12, 2004
  1. Microsoft is taking Linspire back to court and demanding a €100 000 a day fine. Linspire is "the-operating-system-formerly-known-as-Lindows", which changed its name after Microsoft launched legal action in Finland, France, Sweden, the Netherlands and Canada.

    Read more: The Register.
     
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    http://www.linspire.com/lindows_news_pressreleases.php
    Have any of you seen or heard anyone who thought Lindows is a version of Windows?
     
  3. me(who else?)

    me(who else?) TS Rookie Posts: 387

    I'm confused....as to how Microsoft thinks they can do that. Next they'll want Linux users to buy Linux from Microsoft, because Linux is an operating system.
     
  4. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Lindows and Windows are two different words..
     
  5. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Besides, who makes a choice on what to buy by what' name is in the Copyright information on the bottom of the page?
     
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