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Free software projects harmed by software patents

The following are sources of information about free software projects harmed by software patents. Most of this harm comes as passive threats.

IBM has claimed that software patents help free software. (See Fake representatives of free software#IBM) This page collects that evidence that this is obviously untrue and isn't a position shared by free software developers or users.

Products that have had to remove features

Litigation, threats, and uncertainty

Statements from project representatives

Related pages on ESP Wiki

External links