[Mimedefang] Trend Micro patent idiocy - and so it begins
mimedefang at nabs.net
Wed Jan 30 21:57:08 EST 2008
On 30 Jan 2008 at 14:45, Ben Kamen wrote:
> As in: http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/7254038.html
> You have GOT to be kidding me. They awarded that in 2007!?!?
> (Applied in 2005)
> I have some Dell Computer laying around here
> with low profile slots in them that are older than that!
> In Fact:
> Service Tag: 85JKT11
> System Type: Dimension 4500S
> Ship Date: 8/31/2002
> Dell IBU: Americas
I have a 1997 low-profile Gateway with multiple, rotated expansion
slots *plus* a non-rotated low-profile video card, which is pretty much
everything this patent claims.
Jeff Rife |
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