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Computerworld: Moving on With Patents and Open-Source Software

Sep 08, 2005, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stormy Peters)

"I'm starting to wonder if we in the open-source community need a grass-roots effort to address patent and license issues. For the moment, let's just call it 'usethesystem.org.' Its purpose will be to help our open-source community put aside a resistance to patents and some of the misperceptions that are preventing the community from defending itself with a strong patent portfolio. We have the opportunity to thrive by embracing patents and highly promising means to do so, if we accept them as a fundamental part of our system..."

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