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This 32-year-old state senator is trying to get patent trolls out of Massachusetts

Original story at TechCrunch• 19 mentions • 2 months ago

TechCrunch 2 months ago

 
When the internet security company Cloudflare decided to engage in all-out war with what it calls a “dangerous new breed of patent troll,” it found a receptive audience with Eric Lesser, who became the youngest state senator in Massachusetts when elected to office in 2014. Senator Lesser, now a 32-year-old in his second two-year-term, was in the same Harvard fraternity as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg but says he didn’t really think much about tech until after working on President Obama’s first presidential election campaign in 2007. “I was traveling around with him and carrying suitcases and handling logistics for his ...
 
 
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21 Jul
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