Legal[edit | edit source]
The US and Worldwide legal systems are centerpieces of the current struggle by programmers to produce free software. At stake is our collective and individual freedoms. Read more about Software Patents, Software Copyrights, and Software Trademarks. Please recognize that Intellectual Property is a complete misnomer, and you should avoid using this term.
Patent Trolls[edit | edit source]
The LOT Network is a cost-efficient preventative cure for the patent assertion entity (PAE) problem, aka trolls. They have a program for start-ups.
External Resources[edit | edit source]
There are a couple of very well-known legal experts who share their daily views via their own blogs. Check out
The top website for legal issues (especially the ridiculous $4 Billion lawsuit by SCO against IBM and Linux users everywhere) is at GrokLaw.net