Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jul 2011 21:16 UTC
Legal I've been sitting on this item all day. Technically, it's about patents and the like, and even I understand I've been beating this dead horse so often it almost looks like it's alive. However, this is an interesting opinion piece by Craig Hockenberry, long-time employee at The Iconfactory, one of my favourite software development houses - these guys breath software and beautiful design, and employ one of my favourite artists, David Lanham. The gist of his story? Software patents are killing the independent developer scene.
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RE[4]: Counterproductive advocacy
by Alfman on Fri 15th Jul 2011 07:14 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Counterproductive advocacy"
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That's very well said. Productive companies will do fine without software patents; the idea needs to be free, the code does not.

(I know rhavn, you'd like me to include all patents in my argument).

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