Microsoft thows Linux a life saver

11 October, 2018, 23:03 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Microsoft thows Linux a life saver

"Microsoft's participation in OIN adds to our strong community, which through its breadth and depth has reduced patent risk in core technologies, and unequivocally signals for all companies who are using OSS but have yet to join OIN that the litmus test for authentic behavior in the OSS community includes OIN participation".

After years of waging patent war on Google's Linux-based Android mobile operating system, Microsoft agreed Wednesday to join the Open Invention Network and cross-license more than 60,000 of its patents to participating members.

But on Wednesday, Microsoft said the company was adding its own technology portfolio to OIN's patent defense pool, which now shields over 2,650 companies.

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OIN gets thousands of new patents from Microsoft, and Microsoft is helping the open-source community that it once claimed was the cancer of the software industry.

"We know Microsoft's decision to join OIN may be viewed as surprising to some; it is no secret that there has been friction in the past between Microsoft and the open source community over the issue of patents." wrote Microsoft corporate vice president and deputy general counsel Erich Andersen in a blog post. This resulted in frequent clashes with the Android community and others but Microsoft is intent on leaving that behind. Microsoft will add almost 60,000 patents to OIN, vastly enlarging its existing pool of 1,300 global patents. In 2016, the company even became a member of the Linux Foundation.

The Open Invention Network is a group of about 2,400 companies around the world that have agreed to cross-license their patents on a royalty-free basis for use by the "Linux System", a collection of projects including the Linux kernel, many tools and utilities built on top of Linux, and large parts of Android. We believe the protection OIN offers the open source community helps increase global contributions to and adoption of open source technologies.

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