Software Patent Mania - Amazon tries it again

Software Patent Mania - Amazon tries it again

Post by firewoodmik » Sat, 14 Dec 2002 13:51:24

Wrap your brains around this little item:

Where will it end?  This is an old article, but relevant


1. Lycos Wins Spider Patent [was Re: Fight Software Patents (was Re: Software Patents & Copyright...)]

Read it and weep (be sure to highlight the whole url, which will likely

Now, for the next 20 years, anyone who uses the simple, obvious "spider"
approach for indexing and/or searching the Internet must pay Lycos a
royalty, or suffer the consequences.

Bill House

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