[PD] Use Linux and you will be sued

slimboyfatboyslim slimboyfatboyslim at slimboyfatboyslim.org
Thu Nov 18 17:03:11 CET 2004

Lavallée Marc wrote:

> slimboyfatboyslim wrote:
>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/11/18/ballmer_linux_lawsuits/
> Suing your customers is a very bad marketing strategy.
> I suppose even more in Asia.

why esp in Asia?

> I read something about Ford. There was a patent called "Seldon" owned 
> by a few car companies. Ford was not allowed to use the Seldon patent 
> because his idea was to produce cars for the middle class. In the 
> beginning, nobody cared because it was a legal battle between 
> companies. But when some companies started to sue Ford's clients for 
> buying their unlicensed cars, the public opinion reacted in favor of 
> Ford. Then a long legal battle followed. In the end the Seldom patent 
> was judged invalid. The rest is a very well known history...
> B.T.W. slimboyfatboyslim, are you hoping to get sued by fatboyslim 
> anytime soon to get some free advertising? ;-)
> -- 
> Marc
haha,nice, actually I'm going to sue fatboyslim......let's wait and see.....

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