Patrick Bos, these licenses are standardised licenses, and BSD-3 has been around since 1999, way before Facebook existed.
The existence of a PATENTS file is not the point of contention here: it’s its content what marks the difference. Such simplifications caricaturize the issue at hand.
Thanks for reaching out, Grant Parks. I beg to differ, and in fact I believe this hybrid between IoT, federation, globalisation and B2B is precisely the kind of scenario where Blockchains shine.
Without a distributed trust solution, the industry would need to appoint a central agent — probably a consortium — to run a…