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Fairytale for 2019: GNOME to battle a patent troll in court

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Re: I have said it before

"and I will say it again : the only way to neuter patent trolls is to tie the amount of damages to the amount of money the patent troll is making with his patent"

Regrettably, the USA has become the centre of the burgeoning patent troll industry, this latest nasty example being a case in point. Given that the great majority of such cases are vexatious trying it ons, I'd like to see something like pre-trial screening by judges so that only the valid cases get to go on to a full court case with all the shysters being weeded out.

This case is particularly malevolent in that they're going after free and open source software - shame on them.

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