Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Dec 2011 22:28 UTC
Legal "The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a case that raises a fundamental question: whether a physician can infringe a patent merely by using scientific research to inform her treatment decisions. Unfortunately, this issue was barely mentioned in Wednesday's arguments. A number of influential organizations had filed briefs warning of the dire consequences of allowing medical patents, but their arguments were largely ignored in the courtroom. Instead, everyone seemed to agree that medical patents were legal in general, and focused on the narrow question of whether the specific patent in the case was overly broad." One day, American policy makers are going to wake up and realise they've made their country irrelevant. The amount of stupidity American policy makers exhibit never ceases to amaze me.
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Not stupidity
by SReilly on Wed 7th Dec 2011 23:22 UTC
SReilly
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2006-12-28

The amount of stupidity American policy makers exhibit never ceases to amaze me.

Not stupidity Thom, but pure and simple greed.

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RE: Not stupidity
by Kivada on Thu 8th Dec 2011 05:14 in reply to "Not stupidity"
Kivada Member since:
2010-07-07

We're 100% the nation for sale to the highest bidder.

See Citizens United, what a PAC is and what a 501(c)(4) is. We have to find a way to fix those things else we can't fix anything else as our elections are starting to require insane amounts of money for any seat.

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