Saturday, August 07, 2004

ongoing: Patents and Linux

ongoing: Patents and Linux "The Lesson In software, assume that everything is already patented. You can’t build anything, no matter how new it is, without infringing someone’s patent.
But what I really worry about is the basic broken-ness of the US Patent system. It’s sucking money and time and resources out of the whole technology ecosystem; it’s a bleeding sore on our business and our culture and our people. It’s way past time to fix it. "

Read the entire post -- excellent insights from Tim Bray. Via Miguel de Icaza.
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