Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 30th Jun 2012 19:34 UTC
Legal Yesterday, we were treated to another preliminary injunction on a product due to patent trolling. Over the past few years, some companies have resorted to patent trolling instead of competing on merit, using frivolous and obvious software and design patents to block competitors - even though this obviously shouldn't be legal. The fact that this is, in fact, legal, is baffling, and up until a few months ago, a regular topic here on OSNews. At some point - I stopped reporting on the matter. The reason for this is simple: I realised that intellectual property law exists outside of regular democratic processes and is, in fact, wholly and utterly totalitarian. What's the point in reporting on something we can't change via legal means?
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by JoshuaS on Sat 30th Jun 2012 20:02 UTC
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Since when is taking part in your stock exchange illegal? Owners of obligations are in power, because even the government needs money to function.

Anyone with a brain knows that democracy and capitalism simply can't co-exist. Those who own the means of production that give you an income of which you can live, will controll you. We are dependant on them, not the other way around ( try not buying food, sounds like fun ). I hate communism ( I hate the state in general ), but, sorry folks, I also hate lying.

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