[JDEV] Slashdot article on IM Bots patent
stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Aug 15 14:56:49 CDT 2002
The scary thing is, these people were actively applying their technology
to use over Jabber at one point (not sure if they still are) -- talk about
Jabber Software Foundation
On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, James MacMillan wrote:
> Slashdot just put up a story that should be of interest to everyone on
> this list.
> Apparently, the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a huge patent
> to ActiveBuddy that
> covers every step of IM bot technology.
> It is completely ludicris, but it does exist.
> (links from the text of the article)
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> jdev at jabber.org
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