Inventors Protest US Patent Bill

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Legislation in the US Senate which would limit damages for patent infringement and allow patents to be more easily challenged has sparked protests among some inventors. Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway and holder of...

Net radio prepares for day of protest

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On June 26 of this year, thousands of US webcasters will go silent in a bid to draw attention to impending royalty rate increases that the industry believes will shutdown the country's internet radio. US...

Open-Source Activists Protest SCO, MS Anti-Linux Lobbying

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Open-source activists gathered at LinuxWorld Expo late last week to protest what they say are anti-Linux campaigns being spearheaded on Capitol Hill by rivals the SCO Group and Microsoft. Thursday evening, Linux lobbyists, academics, programmers...

MPEG-4 backers protest Microsoft license

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Proponents of MPEG-4 are decrying Microsoft's new licensing fees for rival technology, saying that the pricing poses unfair competition and threatens consumer choice. In a first-ever move for Microsoft, it set pricing this week...

Japanese protest at government Net numbers scheme

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Sounds like something Jack Straw wants to implement... thank god he's gone eh.... "Demonstrators dressed as prisoners and cows symbolically tore up their 11-digit Internet identifcation numbers in Tokyo earlier today, in protest...

In Protest, Apple Will Delay QuickTime 6 Release

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In a chess move to put pressure on the firm that announced licensing fees for MPEG-4 technology, Apple said it was delaying the release of QuickTime Player 6 until more reasonable royalty terms are determined....

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