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Old 05-19-2010, 01:11 AM   #1
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How can this work?

So i have been a linux admin for a while now. Well got a email with this attached. This company fasthealth is getting a patent for basic dns. If they do this can they sue everyone who uses this type of dns setup?
Old 05-19-2010, 01:37 AM   #2
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I'm no legal expert, but I really doubt any such patent would be enforced in court given that similar error recovery systems are undoubtedly already in use by many companies.
Old 05-19-2010, 02:40 PM   #3
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I agree with this. They may be getting a patent for the basic dns but it probably is not the exact same thing. Legal actions are hard to prove.


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They have to find me to sue me. hahahhahahahaaaa
Old 05-20-2010, 01:30 PM   #5
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no way impossible

nice one jeffro funny
on the series side DNS is part of tcp/ip protocols and is not up for patent's if its a sub domain inside a companies domain yeh or an application that speeds up the process in architectures yeh

read chapter 11 understanding tcp/ip ( ) isbn 1-904811-71-x
maybe you have either misread or you have been misled go back and read it again if your concerned but its a crap timewaster micro soft would have been on it years ago dont worry about it tcp/ip is fundemental and there is no holes that some little company can screw us all on its locked in . good luck if you want to waste your time researching a "no brainer"

ps dont think imk being cheeky but if any of us have been helpful press the thumb not enough people do and tend to post a thanks to the thread

Last edited by bjrn64; 05-20-2010 at 01:34 PM. Reason: to remind about the thumb which we need to look at because its not working properly to many thanks in the threads and they do


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