Microsoft's Pseudo Sudo Patent

So, how exactly did Microsoft—those bastards!—end up patenting Sudo, a years-old Linux command line tool, without someone stepping in to stop them? Easy! They didn't. » 11/16/09 11:34am 11/16/09 11:34am

Microsoft Patents The Sudo Command

Microsoft has been granted a patent for a sudo command, because apparently you can patent a command that goes back to the mainframe days as long as you explain that it's a "personalized version" with a GUI. » 11/12/09 12:20am 11/12/09 12:20am