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Europe Takes a Look at Microsoft's .NET (/Mono) Web Hijack Attempts

In case you did not know, Microsoft plans to hijack the World Wide Web and Novell is helping. To avoid repeating old stories and arguments, consider these:



The good news is that Europe has just woken up, so to speak, and it is prepared to intervene.

...according to Vinje, most relevant to the Internet and work done at the IGF, was the problem of growing .NET-dependency for web applications. .NET is Microsoft’s platform for web applications software development. “It is a sort of an effort to ‘proprietise’ the Internet,” said Vinje..


We will be covering this in the future. The Linux deals, which include OOXML obligations, have plenty to do with Microsoft's ambitions to lock in the user and lock out competitors.

Novell and Microsoft piss on GNU/Linux codebase

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