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Prior Art Archive aims to improve patent process

Prior Art Archive aims to improve patent process

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Imagine you have invented a device that could save millions of lives around the world. But instead of profiting from the invention yourself, you decide to share the design online, to allow others to make their own version at low cost. Two years later, a company applies for a patent on your invention. Once the application is granted, the company not only begins profiting from your device, but launches a lawsuit against you, the inventor, for infringing their patent. This is the danger faced by researchers and developers alike, because the limits of existing content repositories means it is often a struggle for patent examiners to find what they call prior art — evidence that an invention is already known — relating to an application. That means that some applications that should be rejec
New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack — S…

New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack — S…

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New Google App Aims to Prevent DNS Manipulation Attack Google's cyber unit has introduced a new app dedicated to protecting users from state-sponsored censorship. By Sydny ShepardOct 04, 2018 Google's Alphabet owned cyber unit, Jigsaw, has revealed Intra, a new app aimed at protecting users from state-sponsored censorship.  Intra aims to prevent DNS manipulation attacks. According to TechCrunch, whenever you visit a website, the easy-to-remember web address is converted to a less-than-memorable IP address - often over an unsecured connection. This makes it very easy for oppressive governments to intercept web address requests and either kill them in their tracks to stop sites from loading, or redi