The Web’s longest nightmare ends: Eolas patents are dead on appeal

Posted by BernardSwiss on Jul 23, 2013 8:06 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
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The inventor of the Web, Tim Berners-Lee, had never testified in court before last year. In February 2012, he left Cambridge to fly down to Tyler, an east Texas city of about 100,000, to testify at a patent trial. It was the culmination of a bold campaign by a man named Michael Doyle to levy a vast patent tax on the modern web.

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