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[ba-unrev-talk] SBC Wants Your Money: U.S. patent 5,933,841 (1999)Structured Document Browser

Does SBC have a patent that will allow them to charge you for having a web page? Maybe, says Bob:

How I, Cringely Readers Can Overturn an Unpopular Patent

By Robert X. Cringely

This column is about U.S. patent 5,933,841, which was granted to the old Ameritech phone company in 1999, and is now owned by Ameritech's acquirer,SBC Communications.  It is a patent you will be hearing more about because nearly every modern web page appears to violate it, maybe even this one.  I HATE when that happens! ... more