Category Archives: open source software

Red Hat Calls For End To Software Patents

Red Hat Linux has filed an amecus brief with the Supreme Court (here, PDF). Among the highlights: Far from encouraging innovation, this proliferation of patents has seriously encumbered innovation in the software industry. Software is an abstract technology, and translating … Continue reading

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Passing Oceania

I am writing this blog into a Firefox extension. For those of you unfamiliar with Firefox, it’s an open-source web browser that lets me add functionalities at will through extensions and add-ons — little bits of software I download from … Continue reading

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