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Re: Red Hat on patent FUD

From: Doctor Smith
Subject: Re: Red Hat on patent FUD
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 07:54:02 -0500
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On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 08:03:05 -0400, Ezekiel wrote:

> It protects the inventor from having others steal and profit from the 
> invention.

Like freetards.

> I'm in complete agreement that the patent system is issuing too many 
> trivial patents. There's a lot of crap patents out there. Google has 
> patents on blowing air on the back of computer racks and patents on 
> physically running network patch cables along a 19" rack mount cabinet. But 
> this doesn't mean that I'm against valid patents.

That's how I feel.
The system needs a complete overhaul.

> I'm not against software patents any more then I'm against any valid and 
> innovative patent. The problem with software patents is the same as what 
> exists in just about every other patentable area... just about everything 
> and anything is being patented.

I pretty much feel the same way.

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