Torvalds worries about patents and slow storage
Linus Torvalds has revealed he’s worried about how patents will affect the future of Linux.
In a video interview at linux.conf.au in Melbourne last week, founder and coordinator of the Linux kernel Linus Torvalds admitted that he is concerned about software patents because he — and users like him — don’t have any control over them.
“One thing that has been worrisome over the last few years are Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ stupid external issues — especially patents and stuff like that. Those are the things that worry technical people. Probably because they feel like they — including me — can’t necessarily do a lot about them.
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