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Software Patents Strike Again

Leigh Beadon details the case of Speak for Yourself, a relatively cheap augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app that’s now under legal fire:

Dana points out that PRC’s mission statement begins “We Believe Everyone Deserves A Voice” and that their refusal to create an affordable iPad app, and now their attempts to crush a competitor who did, clearly runs counter to that mission. For her, that’s basically where the discussion ends: a company is trying to take away the only thing that has been able to give her daughter a voice, and she couldn’t care less whether or not they have the legal right to do so.