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OpenSim considering patent protection

Oct 18, 2011, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Maria Korolov)


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"The Overte Foundation, which holds the OpenSim licenses, recently released a contributors' license agreement for its developers. One possible anti-troll protection measure would be to change the agreement so that if someone sues an OpenSim developer for a patent violation, they will lose the right to use the OpenSim code.

"OpenSim core developer Crista Lopes, inventor of the hypergrid and treasurer of the Overte Foundation, said that the foundation's legal counsel will be looking over the suggestion."

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