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Red Hat settles patent case with Acacia - shares few details

http://blog.internetnews.com

Open source is all about transparency, but that doesn't always apply to all aspects of the open source ecosystem. Red Hat has settled an alleged patent infringement case with IP firm Acacia Research Corporation around U.S. Patent. That particular case was pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Civil Action.

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The Cost of Patent Trolls Who Attack Linux

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Why patent trolls or puppets like Acacia (and Microsoft) do manage to cause harm to Linux, even when their case is altogether bogus

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Microsoft Signs Deal with Acacia and Builds More Patent Walls Against Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

An accumulation of new information about Microsoft's i4i fallout and use of software patents against its most potent competition, GNU/Linux

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Patent Trolls — Including Acacia — Attack Linux Users/Devices

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McKesson, Android and G1 hit by patent trolls .

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Bill Gates Backs Patent Trolls, Microsoft Gets More Patents

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A former Microsoft executive, who became a patent troll, is being backed by his old boss

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Ray Niro Offers $5,000 Bounty For Information On My Identity

http://trolltracker.blogspot.com

I have never had a bounty on my head before (see also blog post here). And I can't imagine why Ray Niro would pay $5,000 to find out who I am. I emailed him to find out (from the corner internet cafe, heh). He didn't respond. Ray: if you up it to $50,000, can I collect the reward?

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Patent Troll Fire First Volley at Open Source

http://lawandlifesiliconvalley.blogspot.com

The recent lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas by IP Innovation LLC (and Technology Licensing Corporation) against Red Hat and Novell may be the first volley in a patent war against open source software. Acacia is a well known patent troll which has been buying patents for some time and works through multiple subsidiaries.

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Linux patent suit: In search of the Microsoft smoking gun

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Now that the “first ever” suit for patent infringement has been lodged against two major Linux distributors, many Microsoft watchers are looking for the smoking gun that will somehow connect Microsoft to the case.

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