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Eolas Case Should Be A Mistrial?

This whole Eolas vs Microsoft case has had me on edge, all along. At GalaxyGoo, we use Flash extensively. But this case doesn't affect just Flash, all plugins are affected!

Recently, my sympathies....now, don't flame me for taking a different perspective...have been with Eolas. It seems to me, that Microsoft actually benefits by eliminating third party software from their version of the internet.

However, it looks like there's more than one rat on this ship.

According to this page, Michael Doyle knew about a browser called Viola and that it used embedded objects, and failed to mention this when filing for a patent. Additionally, the developer of Viola was not allowed to reveal this information during the Eolas/Microsoft court case.

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