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Group aims to defend Linux from bad patents   
Wednesday, February 04 2009 @ 01:32 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

A group has been formed to help protect Linux from being undermined by poor-quality software patents.

Linux Defenders, launched on Monday, aims to enlist the developer community's help in finding 'prior art' related to patents affecting open-source code. Prior art is information relevant to a claim of originality in a patent. If examples of work are collected that show an invention has been described in prior art before the patent was granted, then that patent is invalidated.

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