Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Editorial: Not Everyone Understands the Patent Situation - OSNews.com "Patent transparency on a window, or patent a music player's UI, or patent a menu list that can hold different kind of objects? That's like patenting the fact that "1+1=2" and then you go out like a jerk and ask the poor guys to "pay up or come up with your own ideas and not copy that fact". How do you compete on a system that there is so much idiocy and lack of freedom on basic things?"

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