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Old 23rd February, 2007, 04:57 PM
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MS caught stealing, cries foul!

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Friday, 23 February 2007
Microsoft hit with $1.5 billion patent verdict
By Ina Fried
Staff Writer, CNET
Published: February 22, 2007, 1:16 PM PST

update A federal jury in San Diego has ordered Microsoft to pay $1.5 billion to Alcatel-Lucent in a patent dispute over MP3 audio technology used in Windows.

In its verdict, the jury assessed damages based on each Windows PC sold since May 2003. The case could have broader implications, should Alcatel-Lucent pursue claims against other companies that use the widespread MP3 technology....

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Poor M$, they're so often picked on. For good reason!
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