This is the best I can transcribe the important part. Steve Ballmer says, “I think it’s great the way Novell stepped up to kinda say intellectual property matters. When people use Red Hat [shrug], at least with respect to our intellectual property, in a sense, have an obligation to eventually to compensate us.”
It’s one of those laws you invent when you are unable to compete… A bit like domestic laws that they pass in the US for surveillance, warrantless wiretapping and imprisonment without trial, even torture without reasonable evidence. ‘Intellectual’ ‘property’ ‘rights’ have intellectual about them, they are not tangibles property (just thought) and they are not Mother Nature-given rights. It’s about taking away rights (e.g. of competitors or opposing powers).
As imaginary as they are, Microsoft still refuses to name them. Is it the double-click? The tabbed browsing? The smiley? PageUp/Dn?
Microsoft's Windows-powered services are failing and Windows gets bricked by Microsoft patches, whereupon we are seeing yet more of Microsoft's vapourware tactics (focusing in imaginary, non-existent versions of Windows)
More officials step out of the Gates Foundation and their destination is not known yet; Gates continues to corrupt the public sector with his money so as to increase personal gain at taxpayers' expense
A roundup of news about patent monopolies and in particular the immense power wielded by giant multi-national corporations that steer the debate and acquire trans-Atlantic monopolies on ideas, always against citizens' interests