Altavista pulls an Amazon

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The Register reports that Altavista plans to start enforcing their patents on search engine technology. Nevermind that Webcrawler and Infoseek, to name a couple, opened their search engines long before Altavista. In the software patent game, money is all that matters. (And in the search engine game, Google eats Altavista for breakfast.)

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