Barry Dahl sums it up and comments on it; D2L announces it succinctly. Bottom line: D2L’s pre-existing art shows Blackboard just didn’t invent what it says it invented, so there is no patent infringement.

Pardon me while I offer an editorial opinion, that is mine alone (i.e., it does not necessarily represent the opinion of anyone except me): duh! Now, Bb, can you leave them alone so they can focus on educating students instead of enriching lawyers?

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