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The true legal vulnerability of Linux

Oct 09, 2012, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

If I were the uncharitable type, I would say that this is also the article that shows where The Times finally gets a clue, but that's not really the case. The staff at the Grey Lady knows full well what's going on in the land of software patents, having covered it for quite some time. But reading the piece, I could now help but feel a little sense of relief that the Times was finally giving the topic the level of detail that a lot of us in the tech media have been hollering about for years.

I hope that the increased attention on the issue helps bring some pressure on the patent system to bring some real reform. But then I also hope I'll win the lottery, so there's that.

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