Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Apr 2010 22:25 UTC, submitted by ciaran
GNU, GPL, Open Source The Free Software Foundation has released a medium length film which discusses the harms and the origins of software patents in the USA, using the ongoing Bilski case as a backdrop. There are interviews with Dan Bricklin, Timothy B. Lee, Eben Moglen, Richard Stallman, Dan Ravicher, and others. Now this is what the FSF ought to focus on. Great stuff. It explains how software patents came to be: a massive fail by the US justice system.
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A lots of $$
by Dr-ROX on Tue 20th Apr 2010 08:01 UTC
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If just I could patent that pythagorean theorem, I would sue the hell out of that school children!

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