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Billions At Stake In Texas Patent Case To Determine Who Owns ‘Interactive Web’
2012-02-10 08:38:14

World wide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee testified in Federal Court on Tuesday in a patent case brought by Eolas Technologies, which claims to have rights to the “interactive web,” according to various media reports. The outcome of the case will determine whether the rich, interactive web we know today is owned by the world, or whether the core technology upon which it operates is actually owned by a little-known company that would be able to extract royalties from a large...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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