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Submission + - Blackboard plegdges not to use patents against OSS

An anonymous reader writes: Blackboard, Inc. (site) announced a legal pledge that it will not enforce its patents (much discussed lately on /.) against Open Source Software projects or homegrown closed source systems that are not bundled with proprietary software products.

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