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____/ TomB on Wednesday 17 Aug 2011 09:15 : \____
> On 2011-08-17, the following emerged from the brain of Roy Schestowitz:
>> The ideal action from IBM and Google would be to eliminate all
>> software patents.
> Unfortunately they don't have to power to do so. They simply /have/ to
> play along in order to survive.
> Sad, but true :-(
It's not entirely true. IBM in particular has a lot of power...and the
head of the USPTO is from IBM.
IBM actively promotes software patents. As does Intel...
~~ Best of wishes
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