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Blackboard and TSC Block GNU/Linux in Education

Schools continue to be dominated by Windows not just because of Microsoft but also because of close partners of Microsoft

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Familiar Villains: Apple and Blackboard Attack Linux/Free Software Again

Apple kicks Palm's Linux-powered phones out of iTunes and Blackboard spreads FUD about Free software counterparts

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US patent office declares Blackboard’s e-learning patent invalid

In a recently published decision (PDF file), the US patent office has declared US company Blackboard’s e-learning patent invalid. The patent office rejected all 44 claims in the disputed US patent number 6,988,138, (“Alcorn patent”) for a system for teaching in a virtual classroom using the internet, including chat, a virtual blackboard and provision of teaching materials.

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