[Mimedefang] Trend Micro patent idiocy - and so it begins

WBrown at e1b.org WBrown at e1b.org
Thu Jan 31 08:37:44 EST 2008

Ben Kamen wrote on 01/30/2008 03:45:14 PM:

> 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!

I believe the difference from my quick read is that Barracuda was bringing 
the ethernet port out the front of the system, not the back.  Kind like 
patenting left handed scissors to me, but I don't work in a patent office.

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