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Groklaw: OSDL Announces Patent Commons Project

Aug 10, 2005, 14:30 (1 Talkback[s])

"OSDL has announced a patent commons project. This is a huge step legally. Eben Moglen is encouraging everyone to support the project:

"'OSDL is the ideal steward for such an important legal initiative as the patent commons project,' said Eben Moglen, chair of the Software Freedom Law Center. 'No matter what your stand on software patents, and I oppose them, I call on developers to contribute to the OSDL patent commons project because there is strength in numbers and when individual contributions are collected together it creates a protective haven where developers can innovate without fear...'"

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