Posts Tagged: sun microsystems


Beware Twitter’s New Patent Agreement Scheme

So Twitter can use the donated patents "defensively" to initiate a lawsuit if they feel threatened? If they deem it is otherwise necessary to deter a patent …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 15

The Meaning of “Open Source”: Patented by Microsoft

As the open source movement grows Microsoft, which is always the 800 pound gorilla in the room, may consider bringing patent infringement suits. It seems that is the …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 26

Open Source Race to Zero May Destroy Software Industry

The trouble with freeware is that there is no margin on free, and while open source solutions are not free, the race to asymptotically approach free is …
By Gene Quinn
13 years ago 73