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Linux Defenders, Red Hat call for prior art to counter Microsoft patents

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There's something about patents that infuriates a certain class of software programmer. I know because I used to be one ...

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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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A no-fly zone to protect Linux from patent trolls

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On Tuesday a consortium of technology companies, including IBM (IBM), will launch a new initiative designed to help shield the open-source software community from threats posed by companies or individuals holding dubious software patents and seeking payment for alleged infringements by open-source software products.

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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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