United States Patent 7,617,530: Rights elevator. Microsoft patent sudo. Or only the gui to have administrator privileges?

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This is ridiculous but at the same time so sad. USPTO accepted the request, and now Microsoft have the patent for that is common know as ‘sudo’. Or only for the gui? Reading from the patent: TECHNICAL FIELD This invention relates to elevating a computer user’s rights. And after: Rights elevator 114 is capable of […]