NewsForge: Surviving in a World Full of Software Patents
Jul 22, 2004, 02:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Spencer)
"To promote freedom in the marketplace open source developers
need to start patenting their inventions.
"We have several reasons why patenting is now a requirement of
- "Closed source companies are actively seeking to attack open
source through patents.
- "The cost of defending against a patent is enough break the
bank of even the largest open source projects..."