Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Wednesday, August 12th, 2009.


Texan Court Bans Microsoft from selling Word in the US

Internet, Microsoft, Software, Technology, Uncategorized, What I'm Reading

Today, August 12, I came across a twitter post saying “Microsoft banned” so I looked it up. Apparently a Texan Court has ruled in favor of i4i the company who owns the patent on the technology that Microsoft Word uses to read and write XMLbased files. These filetypes include *.xml *.docx *.docm. Will this be the first of many patent lawsuits against the software leviathan? I will post more information as I find out more.

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