Barracuda to be sued for patent infringement in ClamAV

Ciaran O'Riordan ciaran at fsfe.org
Wed Jan 30 18:58:02 UTC 2008


Based on a 1995 US patent, it seems Trend Micro are threatening to sue
Barracuda Networks for the latter's inclusion of ClamAV in a firewall
product.

I think Groklaw did a good article with info and links (thanks PJ and Sean):
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20080125135544713

Other articles:
http://yro.slashdot.org/yro/08/01/29/1313206.shtml
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080129-barracuda-defends-open-source-antivirus-from-patent-attack.html

Related Wikipedia articles:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clam_AntiVirus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_patents_and_free_software

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