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Senator wants end to demand letters from “bottom feeder” patent trolls

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Senator wants end to demand letters from “bottom feeder” patent trolls

Julie Samuels of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a longtime fighter for patent reform, spoke next. She emphasized transparency, saying that the Federal Trade Commission could keep a registry of patent threat letters that get sent. Essentially, the government could create something like the Trolling Effects threat-letter site that EFF recently set up; but with real legal teeth. "These trolls conduct the vast majority of their business under the veil of secrecy," she said.

Friday, November 8, 2013
Ars Technica
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