Monday, July 17, 2006

Friendster Issued Patent for Aspects of Social Networking

Friendster issued patent on certain aspects of social networking. [T]he patent refers to a “system, method, and apparatus for connecting users in an online computer system based on their relationships within social networks." “It’s way too early to say” whether the company would pursue licenses and litigation from its competitors, Friendster President Kent Lindstrom told “We’ll do what we can to protect our intellectual property.”



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