MS drags Linspire back to court

By on May 12, 2004, 2:02 PM
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: [URL=http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/05/12/microsoft_linspire_court/]The Register[/URL].




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Mictlantecuhtli said:
[url=http://www.linspire.com/lindows_news_pressreleases.php]h
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quote]We halted the sale of all products under any name to the Netherlands some time ago. At that time Microsoft argued that consumers were confused, although they have never presented even one consumer who admits to being confused.[/quote]Have any of you seen or heard anyone who thought Lindows is a version of Windows?
me(who else?) said:
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.
---agissi--- said:
Lindows and Windows are two different words..
MrGaribaldi said:
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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