Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th May 2013 16:26 UTC
Legal New Zealand leads the way. "The government has announced a change to planned new patent rules today which has put an end to fears that computer software might be covered by new patent protection." Also, here's the evidence that nobody (except lawyers, (un)paid company lackies, and corporate managers) wants software patents: "Matthews said a recent poll of more than 1000 Kiwi IT professionals found 94 per cent wanted to see software patents gone." Let that sink in for a while: 94%.
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Fairness or "The scheme"... None?!? Maybe...
by dulac on Thu 9th May 2013 22:03 UTC
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While an happy occasion against abuse (99.9%)
...Will ever be a recognition for the
original patent usage and reason to born?

Priority is to eliminate abuse from those
distorting and reversing the patent purpose:
- To protect innovation and it's due reward.
Something Corporations cannot do, only people
sequestered by contract with them.

The question made on recognition being possible
refers to a second aspect: How to distinguish
innovation from fake ones, when most work
... is based on previous work?

The answer could lie in Copyright, if only
good sense existed. When it comes to Software,
there are art in a method and no way to evaluate
it's originality to 99% of ideas being really
born from a shared pool.

Only 0.1% (Supposedly much less) is truly original,
and it could be determined that those are never
rewarded... at least on the present Corporation
sequestered scheme that plagues patents,
software and otherwise.

Remember Tesla and the Microsoft Mouse-Click,
as extremes, to shame all those involved...
... in "the scheme".

Edited 2013-05-09 22:13 UTC

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