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Old 01-30-2016, 12:02 PM   #1
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LXer: Stupid Patent of the Month: Sharing Your Hard Copy Documents, but on a Social Network


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Back when you were a kid, you may (depending on your age) have checked books out of your library using a circulation card. The cards, like the one pictured to the right, would allow the librarian to keep track of the books, who had them, and when they were expected back at the library.This month’s Stupid Patent is awarded to Xerox, who on January 19, 2016 was awarded a patent on essentially the library circulation card, but done electronically.

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