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vnunet: Perens Thumps OSDL Patent Pact

Aug 11, 2005, 16:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Sanders)

"The patent pool being built by the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) is useless in the defence against Microsoft, according to open source activist Bruce Perens speaking at the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco.

"'The patents come from the wrong people,' he said during a meeting with reporters, because only friends of open source will submit to the pool..."

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