Google is Starting to Fight Against Software Patents

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http://techrights.org – Photo by Joi Ito Summary: With engineers back at the helm’s top positions, Google steps further away from software patents and joins Red Hat’s opposition to them BACK when Google started defending Android from SCOracle, it did throw some hints that it would oppose software patents. Groklaw covered it thoroughly at the time. Google has been suffering from patent lawsuits more than Microsoft has and Android has been the subject of litigation from Microsoft and its allies (like Traul Allen or Nathan Myhrvold). Microsoft is now using the i4i case to address a particular problem wit (General)