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With IBM Funding, Microsoft Software Patents Are Targeted by Peer To Patent

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http://techrights.org – Summary: IBM uses voluntary peer review to annotate software patents EVERY NOW and then we receive mail from Peer To Patent, which is an initiative whose method we disagree with because it helps legitimise software patents rather than just abolish the whole lot. Peer To Patent has come back to life recently, owing to IBM’s financial support [1, 2] (IBM is part of the problem, not the real solution to it). That said, IBM does strive to defend Linux from Microsoft et al. and OIN is just one example of that. Based on the latest message from Peer To Patent, they might be trying to force r (General)