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Submission + - ‘Preliminary’ finding invalidates VoIP (

netbuzz writes: The finding by the U.S. Patent Office is only preliminary, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation calls it “an important first step in busting a patent that stifles innovation and the use of VoIP as a free speech tool.” C2 Communications has used the patent to extract one-time payments from the likes of AT&T, Verizon and Qwest.
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‘Preliminary’ finding invalidates VoIP

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