Microsoft copies Ubuntu logo

The [MSN Spaces]( service recently passed out of its beta phase. On visiting the service’s [home page](, regular readers of OSNews will likely recognise a shocking degree of similarity between the Spaces logo and that of distro-of-the-moment [Ubuntu Linux]( The similarity is obvious when switching between the [Spaces]( and [Ubuntu]( pages in separate browser tabs. In the sites’ favicons, the three circles representing human heads are in the exact same positions in both logos. There is also a blog within MSN Spaces that has been set up to show Ubuntu’s logo [side by side with Microsoft’s ripped-off version]( Have a look before Microsoft hears from [Canonical’s]( lawyers.

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