The EFF brief is quite detailed in how, where and how much software patents are doing harm to innovation and the economy. It explains how there's been an explosion in the number of patents applied for, granted... and being used in litigation. They also detail how the costs associated with patent trolling have gone out of control, and how large companies like Google and Apple both spent more last year on patents than they did on actual research and development.

Monday, December 10, 2012

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