[linux-elitists] Fwd: Symantec tries tp patent virus updates

Jay Sulzberger jays@panix.com
Fri Feb 9 10:40:17 PST 2001


On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Dan York wrote:

> Another shot in the patent wars... didn't know if any of you
> had seen this one...
>
> Dan

Well, the Proceedings of the IEEE on Information Theory is one place
to look for prior art.  Of course, for a popular implementation see rsync.

These people are mad.

oo--JS.


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> Subject: Symantec tries tp patent virus updates
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> http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-201-4748775-0.html?tag=nbs
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>     Security-software maker Symantec on Wednesday notified rivals that
>     it owns a pair of patents covering its method for updating virus
>     software and definitions incrementally....
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