Barracuda to be sued for patent infringement in ClamAV

David Gerard dgerard at
Wed Jan 30 20:28:08 UTC 2008

On 30/01/2008, Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran at> wrote:

> 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):

You know, I was just about to ask if they'd gotten Groklaw on the case ;-)

All it'll take is a few more Groklawings and only the most odious
patent troll will *dare* try it on with free software. How to get an
exhaustive prior art search done turning up results back to Leonardo
da Vinci ...

- d.

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