November 7, 2000

Setting Open Source patents free

Author: JT Smith

Inter@ctive Week has a story on how the Open Source community is dealing with patents, featuring a developer who "posted a notice on his Web site earlier this year, offering a free license to anyone who uses his patented ideas in software protected by the Gnu Public License. In other words, anyone who shares 'open source' or free software doesn't have to worry about Levien suing for patent infringement."

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