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jc: I don't entirely agree with that. Patents serve a very useful purpose, but one that's been twisted and abused far too much. Reform is needed, not scrapping. Not being able to sell them would seem a backward step, too, although there need to be safeguards against the dubious practice of buying up patents to stop anyone using them and competing with you.

 is a RISC OS UserSimonC on 24/6/05 12:28PM
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