Crowdsourcing The Destruction of Software Patents
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 8:33PM
Ron Tarro in Patents, Product Management

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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