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ACTA Leak Reveals Upcoming Intellectual Monopoly War?

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As certain large nations approach bankruptcy, will so-called "IP"; become the next battleground?

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ntop in openSUSE to probe & monitor Network Traffic

http://www.susegeek.com

ntop is a free opensource network traffic probe that shows the network usage. ntop is based on libpcap and can run on Linux/Unix and Windows operating system. ntop provides a very easy to use a web access to navigate through ntop traffic information and get a dump of the network status.

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Novell Collects Software Patents While Apple Attacks Linux with Patents

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Novell is still pursuing intellectual monopolies and Apple threatens to use them to attack Linux-based products from Palm

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Video of Public Talk on Intellectual Monopolies vs. Technological Revolution

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James Boyle on ownership of imaginary things and other related news

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Novell Obtains Some More Software Patents, Legitimising Broken System

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Novell gets some new intellectual monopolies and Microsoft gets sued over patent infringement

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Intellectual Monopolies @ Microsoft, Counter-Productive Monopolies

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A summary of patent news of relevance to Free software

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Saving the Intellectual Commons with Open Source

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Regular readers of this blog will know that I am not a fan of the term “intellectual property”, and that I prefer the more technically correct term “intellectual monopolies”. Despite that, I strongly recommend a new book from someone who not only approves of the term “intellectual property”, but of its fundamental ideas.

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Stop the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I just heard about the proposed ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) over at Free Software Daily and from the Free Software Foundation.

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Anger as IP sacrificed for interoperability

http://www.managingip.com

The European Commission’s initiative to promote interoperability at the expense of IP rights has been criticized by the software industry

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Australian patent database goes public

http://bethesignal.org

Good news for anyone who comes within a mile of patent law! Okay, so it might not be such great news for anyone who, under legal advice, should avoid coming within a mile of patents in the first place…

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Computer Software And Intellectual Property Rights

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This paper discusses, how intellectual property rights operate in the field of computer software.
It was read by Justice Yatindra Singh Judge Allahabad High Court on 15th March 2008 at National Conference on Advancements in Information Communication Technology Allahabad

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Software patents - yet more confusion

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com

In a press release, the UK-IPO has highlighted Mr Justice Patten's decision of today (not yet on BAILII) to overturn the UK-IPO's decision to refuse an application by Symbian, on the grounds that it consisted solely of a computer program.

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Troll Tracker sued: Judge Ward's son is the plaintiff

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The Daily Journal's Tuesday edition (not linkable) reports that Troll Tracker author Rick Frenkel, and his employer Cisco, have been sued for defamation by two East Texas attorneys who are players in that district's patent litigation scene, Eric Albritton and T. John Ward, Jr.

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Second Life Artists Rightfully upset over "SLART" trademark

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A trademark lawyer writes about the reaction to the recent decision to grant trademark registration to the term "SLART", widely used to refer to art done in the Second Life virtual world. The registrant is reportedly trying to stop others from using the term. The article includes an overview of trademark law and discussion of its application in virtual worlds.

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Will Patent Battles End Free Linux?

http://www.pcmag.com

Is the open-source community stealing ideas from commercial vendors? IP Innovations seems to think so; the patent-holding company recently filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against Linux distributors Red Hat and Novell, claiming that Linux uses ideas originally developed at the Xerox PARC laboratory.

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