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US Navy attempting to patent the firewall



The good news:  You might be able to still stop it.

The bad news: Time is limited.

Patent application is here: 
http://appft1.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PG01&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=%2220050022023%22.PGNR.&OS=DN/20050022023&RS=DN/20050022023

How you can help is here:
http://it.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=190534&cid=15675770

Sorry for the long link, USPTO's website isn't good for 80-column URLs and 
tinyurl is tacky.

So if you're a US resident or citizen (by choice or otherwise), act now, or 
forever hold your peace.  If you need motivation, think back to how annoyed 
you were when Amazon patented the browser cookie ("one-click checkout").

-- 
Paul Johnson
Email and IM (XMPP & Google Talk): baloo@ursine.ca
Jabber: Because it's time to move forward  http://ursine.ca/Ursine:Jabber

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