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Will I have to remove an apache 2 open-source project from the internet and stop using it if someone patents the concepts within the code?

Any piece of software can be encumbered by patents. That is not something that is specific to the Apache license. The Apache license just acknowledges the fact and includes a patent license in ...
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May I relicense my project from GPLv3 to Apache 2.0?

In general, the principle is that you cannot revoke the GPL license, once it is applied to a particular version of a software. If you choose to release your software under a new version using a ...
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Will I have to remove an apache 2 open-source project from the internet and stop using it if someone patents the concepts within the code?

The patent is inherently invalid, thus legally you do not have to. Whether you want to fight that battle, though, is another matter. (Your app predates the patent, thus showing the idea was already ...
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