The EFF covers Googles open patent non-assertion pledge

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 17, 2013 3:42 PM EDT
opensource.com; By Daniel Nazer
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The flood of software patents has created an environment where companies are afraid that innovation leads to being hit by patent lawsuits. Every dollar spent fighting patent trolls and or waging patent wars is a dollar not spent researching, developing, and creating jobs. The situation is so bad that, in 2011, Apple and Google spent more on patent litigation and buying patents than they did on research. So it’s no surprise that some companies are looking for new ways to navigate the patent system while promoting openness and innovation.

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OK,... So how can Google be considered evil... JaseP 13 634 Apr 19, 2013 9:35 AM

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