Amazon.com’s 1-Click Patent Confirmed Following Re-Exam

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This is just plain terrible news. It’s the software equivalent of someone having a patent on “cash-only.” It’s a technology (and I hesitate to even call it a technology) so completely obvious that it makes the entire patent system look ridiculous by it’s inclusion.

This re-exam sticks us with another 4 years of the legal strong-arming of companies and people who try to make internet shopping experiences better.

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