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Microsoft Patents Sudo's Behavior 657

Posted by timothy
from the rusty-shotgun's-right-twice-a-day dept.
Foofoobar writes "Just when you thought all was safe on the crazy patent front, Microsoft has come out of the obvious patent closet to file patent number 7617530, which basically duplicates the functionality of 'sudo' which is found in all Linux systems. PJ over at groklaw has a wonderful writeup on the entire fiasco."
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Microsoft Patents Sudo's Behavior

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