Evil Patent Things
This one has all the trappings of a potential debacle. Patent holding company targets Linux, files lawsuits against Red Hat and Novell.
- A patent dating back to 1987 describing a “user interface with multiple workspaces for sharing display system objects.”
- A firm that appears to exist only to be a patent troll.
- Suspicious links to various companies.
- Our “friends” in East Marshall, Texas.
As some superhero once said, “there are evil forces at large in the world.” Where is Super-No-Software-Patent-Man when we need him?