IBM, Microsoft and NSA stole social networking invention to create an Internet "public-private partnership" machine that spies on everyone
(Apr. 18, 2016)—
On Nov. 29, 2001, IBM “donated” $40 million to The Eclipse Consortium (later renamed The Eclipse Foundation) to promote “open source” software (free to users without licenses).
The formation of Eclipse was nonsensical to IBMers because IBM’s culture was and still is to create proprietary software and hold patents and copyrights. In fact, IBM is today the largest holder of patents in the world.
New evidence shows that IBM has built a spy platform for a secret White House intelligence group formed by Bill Clinton through dubious Executive Orders, carried on through Bush and doubled-down under Obama. Eclipse is fueled by Wall Street. Users are enticed into giving up its intellectual property in exchange for false promises of security and privacy.
On Aug. 29, 2002, Eclipse issued version 2.0.1 of its source code (the secret sauce of a computer program). That version included all of the innovations of Columbus, Ohio innovator, Leader Technologies, Inc.
Eleven weeks earlier, Leader had given a custody copy of its invention to their patent attorney, James P. Chandler, III. Chandler was also IBM’s chief outside intellectual property counsel.
At that time, David J. Kappos was IBM’s chief inside intellectual property counsel.
The Aug. 28, 2002 Eclipse Version 2.0.1 carried false IBM copyright claims over Leader’s innovations and references to an (Eclipse) Common Public License (CPL) version 0.5.
Trouble is, Chandler was also Leader Technologies' patent attorney and owed a duty of loyalty to his client to disclose this conflict of interest, but he did not, according to Leader officials.
Origins of the slippery End User License Agreements nobody reads
AFI investigators were able to obtain a copy the Eclipse CPL version 0.5 (the earliest version). The document is a smoking gun in numerous ways.
First, it formed the basis for virtually all subsequent user licenses agreement used in the “social” world to this day. You know, the 1,500-page End User License Agreement that no one reads--even though you as the user sign away all of your privacy and property rights to your intellectual property and privacy in exchange for use of the service.
This means that all claims of ownership made by the major providers are fraudulent (since they received their base social software platform from Eclipse--all of them).
Fraudulent IBM copyright claims and assignments
Second, it does not disclose Leader Technologies’ invention at the base of its source code. Therefore, the license itself may fraudulently induce third parties to use Leader invention as if it is coming from IBM.
By 2008, Eclipse boasted 191 members—a veritable Who's Who of technology companies, their banks and mutual funds, and their federal government cronies, including IBM, Google, Alphabet (Google), YouTube (Google), SAP, Oracle, Sybase, Rational, HP, Wind River, Intel, Motorola, Hitachi, Samsung, Nokia, In-Q-Tel (C.I.A.), National Security Agency (NSA), National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), Fidelity, T. Rowe Price, Vanguard, Morgan Stanley, EMC, Dell, Facebook, Instagram (Facebook), LinkedIn (Facebook), WhatsApp (Facebook), Square (Facebook), Squarespace (Facebook), PayPal, Goldman Sachs, Togethersoft, Borland, QNX, Qualcomm, Xerox, Micron Technology, Cisco, Netflix, Apple, AOL, Kleiner Perkins, Yahoo, Tumblr (Yahoo), Flickr (Yahoo), Twitter, Computer Associates (CA), Microsoft (via University of Washington), Nokia (Microsoft), Siemens, IDG, BEA, AMD, NetApp, NEC, Compuware, Novell, Blackberry, TIBCO, SAS, Toshiba, Texas Instruments, Tsinghua University (Beijing), Wells Fargo, Honeywell, UBS, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, State Street Corp, Bank of America and JPMorgan.
What was the quid pro quo for this unlikely collaboration of normally fierce competitors? Promise of free (Leader Technologies) social networking source code? Blackmail? Government contracts? Coercion? Greed? All of the above? This list of competitors and strange bedfellows is not logical otherwise.
The "Gee Beav" excuse
Google was a early creation of The IBM Eclipse Foundation. Google went public on Aug. 18, 2004. IBM sold its famed PC Group to Lenovo (China) a three months later on Dec. 8, 2004, the same day The Eclipse Foundation claimed in internal documents they were "unable to locate" the original source of their source code (Leader Technologies, Columbus, Ohio), even though Leader's patent attorney, James P. Chandler, III was also IBM's chief outside counsel. "Beav" was Eddie Haskell's nickname for Beaver Cleaver in the 50's sitcom Leave it to Beaver.
"Android" or the Android OS operating system for many mobile devices is merely IBM Eclipse by another name. Eclipse is the progenitor of Google Android.
Gee Beav, despite having the full resources of the NSA at our beck and call, we can't find them.
"Google representatives attended White House meetings more than once a week, on average, from the beginning of Obama’s presidency through October 2015. Nearly 250 people have shuttled from government service to Google employment or vice versa over the course of his administration."
—David Dayen, Apr. 22, 2016, The Intercept. PDF.
IBM “Agreement Stewards” smoking gun
Third, it reveals the organizing legal culprits: “the Agreement Steward” which is IBM. As stated earlier, the inside and outside intellectual property leaders at IBM then were David J. Kappos and James P. Chandler.
Since IBM Eclipse distributed Leader’s source code to a Who’s Who of the technology world, including Facebook, based upon this Common Public License, this means the center of legal gravity for the fraudulent distribution of Leader’s invention was David J. Kappos and James P. Chandler.
Also noteworthy is the fact that James P. Chandler, III was mentoring Eric H. Holder, Jr., Assistant Attorney General back in 2001, along with David J. Kappos at IBM. The clutch of conspirators is tightening.
Remarkably, Kappos was appointed as director of the Patent Office by Barack Obama on Aug. 07, 2009 in a controversial recess appointment.
Obama, Holder and Chandler all attended or taught at Harvard Law School.
Subsequently, Kappos pushed through the “America Invents Act” which arguably has done more to destroy inventor rights than any patent reform in the last 100 years.
Despite Leader Technologies proving four times that their social networking patent claims for novel and innovative, Kappos formed an unprecedented secret court inside the Patent Office and declared Leader’s patent invalid on Oct. 17, 2012. Kappos announced his resignation as director of the Patent Office six weeks later.
In American law, fraud undoes a Kappos kangaroo court judgment. Kappos’ secret court that acted unlawfully against Leader Technologies’ patent was staffed with IBM and Microsoft loyalist patent judges led by former IBM and Microsoft employee, Stephen C. Siu.
While Chandler and Kappos were busy fixing their Leader Technologies problem, Chandler busied himself with the legal framework by which the NSA and a secret White House intelligence group were given a master key to all user data and metadata (data about data) collected under his (Eclipse) Common Public License.
IBM Eclipse spawned debased politics, business, banking and technology
Despite The Eclipse Foundation’s central role in the development of social networking, The Eclipse Foundation has received almost no mainstream media or political scrutiny. One likely reason is that the politicians and the mainstream media are all, by design. are hooked on the illegal drug—the allure of free services that generate advertising revenue and personal information.
Armed with dirt on every American and foreigner, Hillary and Bill busied themselves collecting speaking fees around the planet at approximately $250,000 per event. These bits of personal information also yeilded sizable "donations" to The Clinton Foundation. See previous post about the $3.1 billion Kazakhstan uranium deal brokered by the Clintons resulting in a contribution of $152 million to The Clinton Foundation.
We The People must put a stop to this immorality.
A stable political and economic house cannot be built on this corrupt foundation.
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