Links’s 1-Click Patent Confirmed Following Re-Exam

[This is just plain terrible news][link]. 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][bnn] [strong-arming][appl] of companies and people who try to make internet shopping experiences better.

[link]: “’s 1-Click patent confirmed following re-exam”
[bnn]: “ sues Barnes and Noble over 1-click”
[appl]: “Apple Licenses’s 1-click patent”