EFF Files To Invalidate Bogus 'Podcasting' Patent That Is Being Used To Shakedown Famous Podcasters

Posted by BernardSwiss on Oct 19, 2013 4:12 PM EDT
Techdirt; By Mike Masnick
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We've written a few times about the patent troll "Personal Audio" which claims to hold a patent (US Patent 8,112,504) that it says covers podcasting. With this patent it's been busy shaking down the creators of a bunch of popular podcasts. The company's owner and his lawyer recently asserted (somehow, without laughing) that their patent was "the roadmap" for podcasting, even though no one involved in the early days of podcasting was even remotely aware of the patent.

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