Pay (even more) to surf the free web

Eddy Macnaghten writes “The BBC has a story regarding software patents: ”

Patent clerks have a tough job

Patents that threaten the way we use the web are being targeted in a new campaign.

Do you want to own part of the world wide web?

I don’t mean your own domain, or a web server in a rack or a piece of ancient computer technology used in the net’s forerunner Arpanet.

I mean some of the software that makes the web what it is today, such as the code behind video streaming, pop-up windows or the technology that lets you use a credit card online…””



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