Peter G (sinetimore) wrote,
Peter G
sinetimore

Why I Don't Trust Government Agencies #3 412 903

The US Patent Office just granted M$ a patent on "sudo".

Yes, the same sudo that has been a Unix command since 1980.

Oh, wait.  This is sudo with a gui.  That makes it different enough to patent it.



It's patent number 7617530.
Tags: computers, digital rights, foss, open source, patent law, stupidity, wtf
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