Tag: patents

The Word of Notch – On Patents

Notch (the guy who started Minecraft) has a really good piece on why patents are a bad idea.

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Freedom to Tinker – Google+Motorola = Software Patent Indictment

That point is the reason patents are a blight on the software industry, you can’t just stop being a part of the system. Patents are a field of hidden landmines for any person/company that does software of any sort.

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FARK.com – Patent-infringement lawsuit against Fark settled for zero dollars. Also, patent trolls suck hairy donkey balls

Whee the patent system is working so well.

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MarketWatch – Oracle sues Google over intellectual property

I don’t which to think that Oracle is just insane or stupid.

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