Is The Navy Trying To Patent The Firewall?

from the go-go-patent-system-go dept

Bruce Schneier has noticed that the US Navy is apparently trying to patent something that sounds suspiciously like a firewall. It could still be rejected, but just the fact that they filed such a patent in early 2005 suggests how much effort is being put into filing patents for old ideas just because the patent system seems willing to approve more often than not.

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    Wire Cramped, 9 Jul 2006 @ 1:34pm

    I pantent posting

    I claim a pantent on all internet posting whether it is in any form or forum or blog or IRC or BBS or webpage.

    Now I need to go use my calculator to see how much all you owe me!

    P.S. Anonymous Coward your bankrupt now! I like your posts alot! so your firts I am collecting on ;)

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