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01.13.2004 - Judge Disallows MSfreePC Claims in Microsoft Anti-Trust Settlement

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- January 12, 2004 -- Consumers can not file claim to their portion of Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) $1.1 billion dollar antitrust settlement fund using the completely digital, web-based process offered by the MSFreePC ( site. MSfreePC's Internet site was designed as a consumer offering to reduce the arduous, paper-heavy settlement process, and electonically serve the millions of people eligible for the settlement dollars. It was deemed invalid late last week by a San Francisco Judge. To see the judge's complete ruling, visit
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01.08.2004 - ECS To Deliver Units With Built-in WiFi Running LindowsOS Laptop Edition

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and Taipei, Taiwan, January 8, 2003 -- ELITEGROUP Computer Systems Co. Ltd. (ECS: 2331.TW) today announced the deployment of more than 300,000 of their laptops bundled with LindowsOS Laptop Edition ( The US-bound laptops come complete with built-in WiFi at a sub-$700 price-point. To visit retailers who are currently selling the Linux laptop, visit ECS will also begin additional shipments to Canada (
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12.29.2003 - New Reiser4 to Debut in LindowsOS with 2-5x Speed Improvements and “Atomic Writing,” Available in Early 2004

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- December 29, 2003 -- ( announced today its official support for Reiser4, the next version of ReiserFS from Namesys (, creator of the most advanced filesystem available for personal computers.
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12.15.2003 - LindowsOS 4.5 Launches Today with Free Worldwide Calling and Integrated Search and Translation Services, Available Now

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- December 16, 2003 -- Inc. announced today the immediate availability of LindowsOS 4.5 ( This latest version taps into free worldwide calling technology by integrating SIP software into the LindowsOS operating system. LindowsOS 4.5 also delivers remote desktop sharing, integrated search features, and translation tools that place six different languages at users' fingertips. To get LindowsOS 4.5 now, visit
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12.11.2003 - Microsoft Blocks Distribution of Desktop Linux in Sweden

View Linspire related news. STOCKHOLM December 11, 2003 -- today announced that the Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) has filed an injunction in Stockholm, Sweden against to prohibit the use of the marks "Lindows", "", and "LindowsOS" in Sweden, pending a later decision on the alleged trademark infringement.
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12.10.2003 -'s ChoicePC Extends Support to Resellers in Sweden

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and STOCKHOLM -- December 10, 2003 -- today launched ChoicePC for Sweden, following a highly successful launch in the Netherlands. ChoicePC is a rallying point for the people of Sweden who object to the Microsoft Corporation's threats of legal action against Swedish resellers who are offering products.
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12.08.2003 - Defends Resellers in the Netherlands with ChoicePC

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and AMSTERDAM -- December 8, 2003 -- today launched ChoicePC, a rallying point for citizens of the Netherlands who object to the Microsoft Corporation's threats of legal action against Dutch resellers who are offering products.
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12.03.2003 - Releases the First Linux-Based Operating System for Laptops, Available Now

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, CA December 3, 2003 -- today launched LindowsOS Laptop Edition, the first Linux-based operating system tailored specifically for laptops. LindowsOS Laptop Edition includes improved power management, high compatibility with WiFi cards, and the ability to take advantage of keyboard shortcuts to browsers and email programs.
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12.02.2003 - EVENT ADVISORY: Microsoft's Bullying Tactics Bring's Chief to European Resellers' Side

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- December 2, 2003 --'s chief executive officer, Michael Robertson, will be landing in Amsterdam next Monday, Dec. 8, to kick off a weeklong trip dedicated to supporting international resellers of LindowsOS who've endured harassment from Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). To read actual letters from resellers seeking shelter from Microsoft's tactics, visit
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11.26.2003 - Microsoft v. Jury Trial Delayed to March 1, 2004

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25, 2003 -- The United States District Court in Seattle has set a new date for the Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) v. Inc. "windows" trademark dispute. Due to a scheduling conflict with a criminal matter, the trial date has been moved from December 1, 2003 to March 1, 2004.
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11.20.2003 - Announces 30,000 Machine Deployment in Canada

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO --November 20, 2003 -- Inc. announced today the beginning of a 30,000 LindowsOS PC launch geared to equip Canadians with affordable and easy-to-use computing solutions.
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11.13.2003 - Overview of Pending December 1, 2003 Trial

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- November 12, 2003 --'s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Robertson, issued a statement today about the pending trademark lawsuit against Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT).
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11.10.2003 - Move To Block MSfreePC Seen As Attempt To Halt Antitrust Settlement From Benefiting Consumers and Competition

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, CA - November 10, 2003 -- Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has filed legal papers asking Judge Paul H. Alvarado to reject all anti-trust settlement claims submitted with digital signatures. These actions came after MSfreePC, a service designed to assist consumers filing a claim, announced changes so that 10% of all consumer claims would be directed towards competing open source initiatives. Microsoft has submitted a motion in a California court to block consumers from using digital signatures for claims and reject all claims that have been previously completed.
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11.05.2003 - KooBox for Kids Offers a Safe, Appealing Computing Environment for Children

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, November 5, 2003 -- Inc. unveiled today the KooBox for Kids (, an all-in-one computer solution starting at $489 designed especially for children by providing unsurpassed Internet safety and affordability, as well as a fun, educational, and welcoming experience for all ages.
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10.29.2003 - MSfreePC Opens a Contribution Route for Microsoft Settlement Dollars to Fuel Linux Technology --Anti-Trust Settlement Dollars to Go to Linux Companies

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO --October 29, 2003 - MSfreePC (, a web service designed to help Microsoft customers (NASDAQ: MSFT) process their settlement claims will now funnel a percentage of each claim to popular Linux products.
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10.27.2003 - ProSource PC Responds to Reseller Demand for Linux-Loaded Computer Systems

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO October 27 -- and ProSource PC announced today the immediate availability of LindowsOS pre-loaded on a full line of configurable desktops and notebooks, offered by ProSource PC to resellers worldwide.
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10.22.2003 - LindowsDeveloper Program Connects Linux Developers with Exploding Desktop Linux User Base

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22 -- Inc. today launched LindowsDeveloper Program ( a complete development solution designed to provide more tools and resources for developers looking to further drive desktop Linux to the mass market by improving and creating programs for Linux. To learn more about the LindowsDeveloper Program, visit
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10.15.2003 - Sun's StarOffice 7 for Microsoft Windows and Linux Available Now for Immediate Download at

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- October 15, 2003 -- Inc. offers the immediate digital availability of Sun Microsystem's (NASDAQ:SUNW) new StarOffice 7, in a value-priced package of $59.95 that includes StarOffice 7 for Linux, StarOffice 7 for Microsoft Windows and LindowsOS 4.0, the operating system. StarOffice 7 is a full-featured productivity suite that includes a word processor, a spreadsheet program, presentation tools, drawing tools and a database that, when available elsewhere, will retail for $79.95. Customer who'd like to download the newly-released, greatly improved, featured-filled office suite for $59.95 can download immediately at and
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10.06.2003 - Spanish Version of LindowsOS, LindowsEspañol, Available Now

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- October 6, 2003 -- Inc. announces their launch of LindowsEspañol, making inroads to the 332 million Spanish speakers worldwide. According to Forbes Magazine, Spanish, behind English, is the world's second-most commonly spoken language. is aiming to bring affordability and easy-to-use software to Spanish speakers around the globe by responding to and delivering on numerous requests to translate LindowsOS for the emerging Spanish-speaking market. To learn more about LindowsEspañol, visit
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09.30.2003 - Responds to Microsoft's Takedown Notice of

View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO - September 30, 2003-- Inc. responds to Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) takedown notice of issued on September 26, 2003.
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