Roll over for patent reform

Microsoft and Novell sure have some strange advertising for their patent deal.

Sorry. I saw this ad on a website today, and it made me laugh.

Roll over and beg for patent reform, Fido? Or roll over, as in a freeway accident? Roll over in one's grave at the thought? Or...well, let's leave it there. :-)

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    Matt Asay is chief operating officer at Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux operating system. Prior to Canonical, Matt was general manager of the Americas division and vice president of business development at Alfresco, an open-source applications company. Matt brings a decade of in-the-trenches open-source business and legal experience to The Open Road, with an emphasis on emerging open-source business strategies and opportunities. He is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not an employee of CNET. You can follow Matt on Twitter @mjasay.

     

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