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Wednesday
Oct092013

Crowdsourcing The Destruction of Software Patents

I've written previously in this blog about my skepticism regarding patents (and especially software patents). To this end, Joel Spolsky has done enterpreneurs a community service.  He's created a website for crowdsourcing the discovery of "prior art" to help prevent the issuance of software patents. Spolsky explains all.  Here's a link to his explanation and to his site, Ask Patents. Go out there. Find some prior art. Blow up somebody's crappy patent as a community service to entrepreneurs everywhere. 

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