[Fsfe-ie] Handful of swpat articles. This is heating up again...
ciaran at member.fsf.org
Fri Aug 26 11:34:29 CEST 2011
"Patent war pending", by Adam MAGUIRE
I only skimmed it quickly, but it seems mostly ok. I got the impression he
attributes the problems to the "loose patent-approval process". That's a
conception we have to fix. A quality problem exists, but it's not *the*
problem. Software ideas simply shouldn't be patentable.
He mentions NPR's "When Patents Attack" article from a month ago:
It's a really great read. The result of a year of chasing down Intellectual
The Economist also had something recently:
I put together something of my own, just out of necessity:
And Stallman published this in The Guardian last week:
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