Microsoft wins Lindows fight in the Netherlands

By on January 29, 2004, 5:59 PM
Resellers of the Linux distribution Lindows in the Netherlands were ordered today to stop selling the product. Amsterdam judge Rullmann agreed with Microsoft that in many ways Lindows is "profiting from the success of Windows" by infringing the Beast of Redmond's trademarks.

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Masque said:
That's really a shame. Hell, it's only a name and far enough from the original. Hell, people know what Windows is. :blackeye:
Mictlantecuhtli said:
Infringing their trademarks? Last time I checked,™ was advertizing LindowsOS™, which is's trademark.
---agissi--- said:
Thats poo [MS should not have won].
MoRulez said:
Damn you, European courts! I'd have thought the European courts would have been a little bit more lenient to Lindows, with Europeans being more open to open-source software, oh well....
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