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LinuxWorld Australia: Patents Breeding Software Extortion: Moglen

Apr 27, 2005, 19:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Organizations relying on the use of open source software should be aware that commercial vendors are prepared to threaten, and accept royalties, on the basis of perceived patent infringements, according to the Free Software Foundation's general council Eben Moglen.

"During a keynote address at this year's Linux.conf.au in Canberra, Moglen spoke of the strength of the legal state of free software but warned about the rise of software patents..."

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