Only some time after the launch of MSN Spaces a couple of bloggers are already claiming Microsoft has stolen the logo from the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu.
The logos surely look very similar in shape, angle and size but there is still the question if this was done on purpose. “Three (or more) people holding hands” is not very uncommon for pictograms in the community area.
Logo Comparison: MSN Spaces vs. Ubuntu Linux
Logo from community based Website Scripps