vnunet: Experts welcome bid to protect Linux patents
Nov 23, 2005, 14:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Jaques)
"Recent moves to create an organisation to defend the Linux
community from patent infringement cases has been given a cautious
welcome by industry analysts.
"Gartner said that the newly launched Open Invention Network
(OIN) initiative to acquire patents and offer them royalty-free in
a bid to promote Linux is laudable, but 'only partly addresses the
needs of the community'..."