ZDNet UK: OSDL Says Patent Threat to Linux is Receding
Nov 16, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The chief executive of the Open Source Development Labs (ODSL)
has said that the threat facing Linux from software
patent-infringement claims has receded.
"Speaking as the OSDL launched the Patent Commons--a scheme
where technology firms can pledge patents to the open source
community--Stuart Cohen said he was confident that patent warfare
would not break out over Linux..."