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04 July
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Software And Business Method Patents Are A Bad Idea

In a world of business method patents this is possible:
A Great Business Method Patent Joke

Business method patents allow the state to give someone a monopoly on a how they might do business.

Those pushing for their acceptance and those considering their acceptance should be aware of the fact that in the US the landscape has changed somewhat since a Supreme Court Judgement in a case commonly known as the “Bilski case”.

Groklaw article on Bilski.

It has been said that the patents and copyrights are heading  in a direction that might be compared with buying a car from a garage and finding you might only be able to get that car fueled in a garage of that brand. Work out how restrictive that would be, do you find that acceptable?

 
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