In fact, far from being dead, it can finally come to life, as Marco Arment makes clear.
Software patents: they’re what needs to die.
In other software-and-the-law news, here’s a story about a case of alleged GPL violation coming to court. The judge so far seems to have made a good decision, by stating that the existence of the GPL and the defendant company’s use of the software does mean there was a contract in place.
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