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Free software projects harmed by software patents

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The following are sources of information about free software projects harmed by software patents. Most of this harm comes as passive threats.

IBM has claimed that software patents help free software. (See Fake representatives of free software#IBM) This page collects that evidence that this is obviously untrue and isn't a position shared by free software developers or users.

Contents

[edit] Products that have had to remove features

[edit] Litigation, threats, and uncertainty

[edit] Statements from project representatives

[edit] Related pages on en.swpat.org

[edit] External links

[edit] References

  1. http://www.mail-archive.com/sipx-dev@list.sipfoundry.org/msg07791.html
  2. http://www.freeswitch.org/node/155
  3. http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2008/012908-barracuda.html
  4. http://www.barracudanetworks.com/ns/legal/


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