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Archived updates for Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Linus Torvalds Concerning Software Patents

"Software patents concern me. I worry about some greedy companies -- possibly failing ones, trying to make trouble and abusing the system. Software patents, in particular, are very ripe for abuse. The whole system encourages big corporations getting thousands and thousands of patents. Individuals almost never get them." -- BusinessWeek Online, August 18, 2004.
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