Google To Join Group To Protect Linux From Possible Patent Challenge
Aug 07, 2007, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Google is following IBM and Oracle in circling the wagons
around open source Linux. The company is expected to announce
Tuesday that it has become a member of the Open Invention Network,
a group that pools Linux patents as a means of turning back any
patent infringement challenge to Linux.
"The addition of Google means seven companies have formed a
bulwark of protection around Linux..."