March 14, 2001

Tim O'Reilly's open letter: One-click patent bounty

Author: JT Smith

Tim O'Reilly writes: "In February of last year, I threw down the gauntlet to Jeff Bezos. In an open letter, I told him the Amazon patent on One-Click shopping was not only obvious, it wasn't novel. In addition, I said it was a roadblock to further innovation in the field of e-commerce. After talking with Jeff, I concluded that his claim of innovation had some merit."
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