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Submission + - Bill to force Patent Trolls to Defendants costs (arstechnica.com) 1

TrueSatan writes: With support from the EFF's Defend Freedom Project two US Republican party Senators seek to introduce a bill called the "Shield Act" (https://www.eff.org/sites/default/files/SHIELD_ACT_0.pdf) which, if passed, would enable judges to award costs to defendants if they are found to be the victims of meritless or frivolous patent litigation
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Bill to force Patent Trolls to Defendants costs

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Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?

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