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Supreme Court Upholds Process to Challenge Bad Patents

Supreme Court Upholds Process to Challenge Bad Patents The Patent Office grants thousands of patents a year, including many that would be invalidated if a court considered them. These junk patents should never be issued in the first place, but fortunately there is a way to challenge them at the…
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Standing With Security Researchers Against Misuse of the DMCA

Standing With Security Researchers Against Misuse of the DMCA Security research is vital to protecting the computers upon which we all depend, and protecting the people who have integrated electronic devices into their daily lives. To conduct security research, we need to protect the researchers, and allow them the tools…
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Understanding Amazon Sidewalk

Understanding Amazon Sidewalk Just before the long weekend at the end of May, Amazon announced the release of their Sidewalk mesh network. There are many misconceptions about what it is and what it does, so this article will untangle some of the confusion.…
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Congress Wants to Put the Brakes on Runaway Acquisitions by Big Tech

Congress Wants to Put the Brakes on Runaway Acquisitions by Big Tech The Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives recently released a comprehensive series of bills designed to curb the excesses of Big Tech. One of them, the Platform Competition and Opportunity Act, addresses one of the biggest,…
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