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Homicide Commits Suicide, HP Says It’s Sorry & More…

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Also included: Judge seems to make software patents illegal, Mageia mourns a contributor, Yakkety Yak frozen, KDE’s new release, and getting ready for All Things Open.

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HP Retrofits Ink Cartridge DRM on Printers

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You’ve owned your printer for a year or more, and have happily used off-brand ink cartridges during that time. Suddenly the manufacturer says you can’t do that anymore, and suddenly orders the printer you […]

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Just Because It Says ‘Open Source Hardware’ Doesn’t Mean It Really Is

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Is it “organic,” or just merely “natural?” Is it really “open source hardware,” or merely hardware with a degree of openess? David Jones explains the problem in identifying which is which and who is […]

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Open Invention Network Helps Rid FOSS of Patent Lawsuits

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Software patent issues aren’t in the news as much now as they were only a few years back, partly due to the Supreme Court’s 2014 Alice v. CLS decision. Another reason is the patent […]

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EFF to DMCA: ‘Drop Dead’ & More…

Also included: Japanese company reportedly buying ARM, Flash is on it’s way out the door and Toyota joins the Open Invention Network

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Here in the U.S., the […]

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