IBM Patents Printer That Doesn't Copy Infringing Content
IBM has submitted an application to expand its portfolio with a rather peculiar patent. To protect rightsholders the technology company has invented a printer that doesn't copy or print any copyright infringing text or images. Every week hundreds of million of people copy and print documents, even though they officially don’t always have the rights to do so. This unauthorized printing can be problematic for copyright holders, such as book authors, IBM says, and this...