Palamida: Rival snitched open-source database

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| A day later, Palamida cried foul. "After two days of intense investigation,
| we have confirmed that most of our database has been copied directly--word
| for word and misspelling for misspelling, with very few original additions to
| our initial work," said Palamida spokeswoman Melisa LaBancz-Bleasdale,
| pointing the "blatant plagiarism" finger at Black Duck.
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http://www.news.com/8301-13580_3-980...=2547-1_3-0-20

[sarcasm] Those "freetard" proprietary giants. [/sarcasm]

Black Duck analyses open source code, but it's not open source. It's like
Krugle and many other companies that get associated with open source for the
wrong reasons.


Related:

Hey Microsoft, isn't that the iPod scroll wheel?

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| Microsoft is showing off more than a dozen new phones designed to work
| with its business telephony software, but the thing that caught my
| eye was the iPod-like scroll wheel on one of the models.
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http://news.com.com/8301-10784_3-971...=2547-1_3-0-20


WTF? Microsoft steals Apple Universal Logo

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| Now, granted it's just a yin yang symbol, but M$ is using the exact same
| colors but flipped the image horizontally.
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http://flickr.com/photos/47714080@N00/309724870/


Microsoft gives up trying and starts blatantly copying?

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| John Gruber just made quite an interesting post/find on his site
| about how Microsoft has straight copied Apple?s Workgroup
| Manager Icon.
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http://theappleblog.com/2006/12/11/m...antly-copying/


Microsoft Rips Off Apple's Workgroup Manager Icon

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| Update 2: DF reader Jay Woodruff snapped this screenshot around 5 p.m.
| EST, showing an even crummier-looking replacement icon that looks
| straight out of Windows 95...
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http://daringfireball.net/2006/12/mi...p_manager_icon