Thursday, November 10, 2005

Royalty-free Linux Patent Sharing

An interesting development in the continuing saga of Linux and whether Linux users are open to patent infringement lawsuits. IBM, Sony, Phillips, Novell, and Red Hat have joined forces to form the Open Invention Network (OIN) to create a company for sharing Linux patents, royalty-free.

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