Patently Absurd

Paul Graham Invents a ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Pledge to Shame Patent Trolls

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Is there anything Paul Graham can’t do? He developed the first ever web app, co-founded Y Combinator, knows how to be zen about the competition, and now, Mr. Graham has figured out a way to stop the patent wars–without waiting around for Uncle Sam. Rather than rely on federal reform around the way patents are issued, Mr. Graham suggests interceding further downstream at the the point where the patents are being used.

And what better way to do that by making any would-be patent trolls publicly accountable? Read More