|Re: Software Should Not Be Copyrighted -- Lawsuit|
|Mark Crispin (mrc@CAC.Washington.EDU)|
Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:40:37 -0800
On Tue, 14 Dec 2004, Steve Sobol wrote:|
>> Intellectual-property consultant Greg Aharonian hopes to convince the
> No. Patents are absolutely NOT the proper way to go. Copyrights are.
I agree. This is one issue that the Gnu radicals got right.
Now, we may all feel that copyright should not last as long as it
Even worse, once the owner is identified, it turns out to be an
But that's something that should be fixed in copyright law.
Patents, on the other hand, lock up techniques; and the history of
Something tells me that Aharonian is a lawyer who's looking to drum up
-- Mark --
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