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President Obama speaks directly to the patent troll problem.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation reported about President Obama's recognition of the threat patent trolls pose to the more innovative and creative companies in the economy:

"In a welcome turn of events, President Barack Obama spoke directly to the patent troll problem and the need for more comprehensive patent reform yesterday in a "Fireside Hangout" — a live question and answer session hosted in a Google+ hangout. The President was responding to a question by the prominent electrical engineer and entrepreneur Limor "Ladyada" Fried, who in 2009 won an EFF Pioneer Award for her work with free software and open-source hardware."

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