Software patents

January 24, 2004

Bruce Perens had an interesting and important interview where he voiced concerns about patents impending software development. Coincidently, Microsoft filed for Patents on the Office XML formats. Hopefully this won’t limit OpenOffice’s attempts at office interoperability. Another worthwhile article on the wrong-minded state of current IP law is about the DMCA and the Diebold e-voting machines the NY Times Magazine.


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