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Re: Microsoft going after Linux?


From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Microsoft going after Linux?
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 07:15:51 -0800
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Andrew Halliwell <address@hidden> writes:

>> Tom-Tom is free to abandon the US market if they wish to avoid US courts, of 
>> course, but the profits here are just too tempting.  It is the same way with 
>> Mr. Softee in the EU.  They cover their higher costs of business by raising 
>> prices a little.
>
> Would america impose a trade embargo if they tried importing more tomtoms
> into america if they shut up shop and moved out of the country?
>
> Does microsoft have that much power?

It's nothing specific to Microsoft.  Preventing the import of
devices that violate a patent is one of the standard rights of a
patent owner.
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