Communism?

In July 2009, Microsoft submitted 22,000 lines of source code to the Linux kernel under the GPLV2 license.
Microsoft was actually compelled to make the code contribution when Vyatta principal engineer and Linux contributor Stephen Hemminger discovered that Microsoft had incorporated a Hyper-V network driver, with GPL-licenced open source components, statically linked to closed-source binaries in contravention of the GPL licence.

In the past Microsoft had termed Linux a “cancer” and “communist”. By 2011 Microsoft had become the 17th largest contributor to the Linux kernel.

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