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Re: [vox] Check the latest newsletter for EFF. Patent trolls.
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Re: [vox] Check the latest newsletter for EFF. Patent trolls.

More importantly that the software patent submitter be required to show unique new code for doing a task... Not really need a binary to demonstrate it. 

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On Feb 28, 2013, at 4:29 PM, Brian Lavender <brian@brie.com> wrote:

> Deep Dive: Software Patents and the Rise of Patent Trolls
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/02/deep-dive-software-patents-and-rise-patent-trolls
> I think we should go back to the pre software patent era. The
> the validity of patents have weakened and are wrecking havoc on innovation.
> I like the idea of software patents providing running code.
> https://defendinnovation.org/proposal/open-patent-granting-process
> brian
> -- 
> Brian Lavender
> http://www.brie.com/brian/
> "There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
> make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
> way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."
> Professor C. A. R. Hoare
> The 1980 Turing award lecture
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