Plurk to sue Microsoft over source code & design lifting

Plurk published an official response to Microsoft’s public apology “We’re still thinking of pursuing the full extent of our legal options available due the seriousness of the situation. Basically, Microsoft accepts responsibility, but they do not offer accountability.”[…] “This event wasn’t just a simple matter of merely lifting code; Due to the nature of the […]

Plurk published an official response to Microsoft’s public apology “We’re still thinking of pursuing the full extent of our legal options available due the seriousness of the situation. Basically, Microsoft accepts responsibility, but they do not offer accountability.”[…] “This event wasn’t just a simple matter of merely lifting code; Due to the nature of the uniqueness of our product and user interface, it took a good amount of deliberate studying and digging through our code with the full intention of replicating our product user experience, functionality and end results. This product was later launched and heavily promoted by Microsoft with its big marketing budget.”