[OT] Free software versus software idea patents

Mel mwilson at the-wire.com
Thu Apr 7 19:15:02 CEST 2011

harrismh777 wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:

>>> >  At this point Microsoft has absolutely nothing to offer the computer
>>> >  science community at large except bzillions of euros ( or dollars ) of
>>> >  wasteful litigation and head-ache.
>> Do you have an example of this wasteful litigation?
>      You have to be kidding, right?  Check *any* of the sites I listed 
> above and read about it... software idea patent litigation is a business 
> now worth billions of dollars per year. 

One of the premier sites:



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