Google pledges non-assertion on MapReduce patents for open source

Posted by tracyanne on Mar 29, 2013 10:46 AM EDT
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Google has announced that it will not be asserting ten patents it has received for its MapReduce technology when it comes to their use in open source or free software. The promise comes with a pledge that is specifically designed to reduce the patent threat to open source software.

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Goog should better take an example from RedHat henke54 2 977 Apr 17, 2013 4:39 AM

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