Why, it's another list-heavy
alt-music ezine. And a Frontline about SUVs and rollovers
. And here's Howell Raines
in The Atlantic on, y'know, what went wrong. Here's one of a forthcoming Slate series about swing states
"The breadth of their claims is stunning," says one patent attorney who has followed the Acacia case closely, Bruce D. Sunstein, of Bromberg & Sunstein LLP, in Boston. "If you look at the potential targets, they include software providers like Microsoft, RealNetworks, and others, at least for contributory infringement, and possibly every cable provider and satellite provider, too. I suppose I'm a contributory infringer if I download some media content and look at it."
It sure is hard to get people excited about patent law, and how incredibly broken the U.S. patent system really is. And while this article
is really good (and it's more magazine journalism than tech piece, think piece or polemic), it seems unlikely that it's going to, y'know, light a fire under any asses, so to speak. Via slashdot