Earthweb: Bruce Perens: A Big Change for Open Source
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 03 Oct 2008 10:39
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
The current system of software patents in the United States makes it too easy for the Katzers of the world to come after others for big bucks, even when there is significant doubt regarding the validity of their own patents. The poor defendants have to spend millions just to prove that the patent being pursued against them isn't valid, bankrupting themselves in the process.
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