gulogo.gif  
 
1. Hiatus
2. RIP, Satoru Iwata
3. Let there be Robot Battles
4. Regarding pixel art!
5. 16-bit Star Wars
6. Goodbye, Spock.
7. James Randi Retires
8. More Star Wars on GOG
9. Archive.org gives you DOS Games
10. Ralph Baer, RIP.
1. Quickie: Impressions June 2014
2. Quickie: Penny Arcade Episode 3
3. Quickie: The Amazing Spider-Man
4. Quickie: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
5. Quickie: Prototype 2
6. Quickie: Microsoft Kinect
7. Quickie: X-Men Destiny
8. Spider-Man: Edge of Time
9. Quickie: Transformers Dark of the Moon
10. Quickie: Borderlands GOTY
1. Musings 45: Penny Arcade and The Gripping Hand
2. Movie Review: Pacific Rim
3. Movie Review: Wreck-It Ralph
4. Glide Wrapper Repository
5. Movie Review: Winnie The Pooh
6. Musings 44: PC Gaming? Maybe it's on Life Support
7. Video Games Live 2009
8. Movie Review: District 9
9. Musings: Stardock, DRM, and Gamers' Rights
10. Musings: How DRM Hurts PC Gaming
Main Menu

Affiliates
X-bit labs
The Tech Zone
Twin Galaxies

Login






 Log in Problems?
 New User? Sign Up!


 Apr 19, 2007 - 09:14 AM - by Michael
* Patent reform coming

Printer-friendly page Print this story   Email this to a friend
Personal Stuff/Random News
PC World reports on some possible patent reform legislation: no idea how much it would actually do, but they're optimistic.

Similar legislation failed to pass during the last session of Congress. But several tech trade groups and companies -- including Microsoft Corp., Cisco Systems Inc., the Software & Information Industry Association and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) -- praised the sponsors for reintroducing the updated bill.

IBM Corp., in a statement, called the legislation the "most sweeping effort to reform the U.S. patent system in 50 years."
They also quote some detractors, and the fact that patent abusers like Microsoft and IBM are on board should be cause to question the bill.
 

Home :: Share Your Story
Site contents copyright Glide Underground.
Want to syndicate our news? Hook in to our RSS Feed.