Re: They patented IRC, CSS, P3P, ... !!

Joseph M. Reagle Jr. (reagle@MIT.EDU)
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 09:37:55 -0500

Software patents should be abolished, but it'll never happen....,4164,2194490,00.html

While Intel was drawing the ire and fire of privacy groups over its plans to
identify PC users traversing the Web by tying them to a unique serial number
built into its Pentium III processors, a little-known software developer was
awarded a patent last week that may derail a year-long effort by the World
Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and leading Internet companies to come up with a
solution to online privacy.


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