Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Amazon Patents Electronic Gifting

theodp writes: Simply giving your mother an e-book for her birthday could constitute patent infringement now that the USPTO's gone and awarded a patent on the 'Electronic Gifting' of items such as music, movies, television programs, games, or books. BusinessInsider speculates that the patent may be of concern to Facebook, which just dropped a reported $80 million on social gift-giving app maker Karma Science.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Amazon Patents Electronic Gifting

Comments Filter:

If I were a grave-digger or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment. -- Douglas Jerrold