writes "Shortly after the TomTom lawsuit
and the NAS and router vendor Buffalo settling with Microsoft about FAT patents, the company developing the open source NTFS-3G filesystem, has also signed up with Microsoft. One of the results of the agreement is that they can release exFAT drivers which was made, strangely, the standard file system for the next generation SD cards by the SD Card Association. The trap? It must be closed source ..."