Microsoft-led CPTN bid for Novell FLOSS patents is on/off/on

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CPTN Holdings' plan to purchase the Novell open source patent portfolio has been withdrawn. At least, that's what some breathless reporting would have you believe. The consortium of Microsoft, Apple, EMC and Oracle has certainly withdrawn something, but does it really mean that FLOSS is safe? In IT Blogwatch, bloggers get to the truth of the matter.

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