Sakai License Weakens (Edu)Patent Protection

Michael Feldstein, Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, Oct 17, 2007
Commentary by Stephen Downes

I read this in Michael Feldstein and just sighed. The Sakai Project is moving to the 'Educational Community License 2.0' which, as it turns out, appears to significantly weaken patent protection. Why the move? Well, "the patent license granted in the Apache license conflicts with the institutional policies of many of our contributors," writes Chris Coppola. Chuck Severance has