Defensive Publications are a method for the open source community to prevent the issuance of low quality software
patents. These publications serve as evidence to disclose to the examiner what is new and innovative within the
technology. Through Linux Defenders, developers collaborate with our team to ensure that these publications are
effective in protecting the freedom to create, invent and operate.
March 05, 2011
Multiple Source Evidence Application Trust Model
It is critical for an operating system to be able to determine if a given application, particularly one being downloaded, should be trusted. Traditional methods depend on items such as digital signatures or the application manifest files.