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Alan Cox takes on patents and DRM with... patents

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Diggers report that the Linux kernel maintainer Alan Cox is filing for DRM related patents. It seems obvious the the intent behind this may be to combat DRM by taking away as much legal space from it as possible. It may also end up as a nice way of showing what a swiss cheese software patents system is.

What do you think of this strategy?


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I think this is one of the

I think this is one of the best ways to go, using the system to the advantage of everyone to try and get rid of the evil.


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