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Re: No discussion of patents, was Re: Social AUTH Patent

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 09:34:13 +1000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok2FE3iJviAE7R3mYxZxbTtAkFFKUP9dfTyoNqqhq9Xm4g@mail.gmail.com>
To: carmen <carmen@whats-your.name>
Cc: public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>
On 7 August 2015 at 06:25, carmen <carmen@whats-your.name> wrote:

> "IANAL", but trying to decipher this comment at the bottom of US 8131781 B2
>
> Although the invention is described herein with reference to the preferred
> embodiment, one skilled in the art will readily appreciate that other
> applications may be substituted for those set forth herein without
> departing from the spirit and scope of the present invention. For example,
> the various operations and procedures disclosed herein may be effected by
> any of software, hardware, and combinations thereof.
>
> the list you (dbooth) mentioned,
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/patent-issues/ , is not publicly
> readable
>
> ​yup. can't see it...
​


> where should we take it then, http://www.reddit.com/r/noip ?
>
> T
​he intention in good-faith, was FYI only.  News wordwide was talking about
it, producing articles about it.  It's perhaps more important for those
working within the field of social-web, but i'm not on that list.​

anyhow. seemingly a mistake has been made. Given so much of the web has
'terms of service'... 'Choice of Law California', i'm troubled by the
implications.
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