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February 10, 2004

A streaming report on Acacia and streaming

They're still at it. Our friends at Acacia still claim to own the patent rights to all digital media delivery, including streaming. This story from NPR notes that spurious patents abound, and that this one continues a growing tradition of counter-constitutional patents being awarded and enforced. It also notes Acacia's strong-arm tactics in going after companies that won't (or can't) defend themselves against a claim, no matter how frivolous.

Posted by larryb at 05:23 AM [permanent link]
Category: Streaming Media
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