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Linux Defenders: Obeying — Not Challenging — a Broken System

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Why "Linux Defenders" is not the solution; Microsoft's lobbying arms expand coverage in the EU and what can be done to properly address this

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The Patent System is Broken.. and How NOT to Fix It

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OIN interviews, announcement of "Linux Defenders" and general criticism of this patent strategy

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Fixing a broken patent system

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A patent is a powerful thing: it's a legal monopoly on an invention for up to 20 years. In the past, patents were almost universally regarded as essential to the economy. By rewarding innovation, they created an incentive for inventors to invent more. Yet more than any other time in our history, the patent system now is under fire, and enormous change has been afoot to "fix" it.

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