Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Mar 2013 23:16 UTC
Google This. This is what we need. These are the kind of steps from which we all benefit. Google has just announced the Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: the company promises not to sue any users, distributors, or developers of open source products based on the patents it owns (unless first attacked).
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RE[3]: Really?
by przemo_li on Fri 29th Mar 2013 07:36 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Really? "
przemo_li
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It stand at least in the eye of prosecutors checking given company against anti competitive behaviour.

As for other situations, text of this pledge is public so some layers will quickly analyse it to see if its sound.

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