Amazon 1-Click patent under scrutiny
Now, it seems the patent may be in jeopardy due to the efforts of Peter Calveley, a motion capture actor who is credited on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Calveley has experience in patent law and through his blog has managed to raise over US$2,000 to contest the patent. He is arguing that the patent is too broad and that a similar patent was issued before Amazon got the 1-Click patent.
Although only a first step, Calveley has raised enough questions that the U.S. Patent Office has now decided to re-examine the patent awarded to Amazon.
Read more at ZDNet.