Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Aug 2012 22:14 UTC
Legal "The web has been alight these past few weeks with the details of the Apple v. Samsung lawsuit. It's been a unique opportunity to peer behind the curtain of how these two companies operate, as the trial seeks to answer the question: did Samsung copy Apple? But there's actually another question that I think is much more interesting to the future of innovation in the technology industry: regardless of whether the courts say that Samsung copied Apple or not, would we all be better off if we allowed - even encouraged - companies to copy one another?" This is very relevant.
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Did you copy tests in school?
by jefro on Tue 21st Aug 2012 19:59 UTC
jefro
Member since:
2007-04-13

Why would I ever bother to make a product if it were not protected? What kind of commie state would that be where no one did anymore than the minimum? That is what free everything does. It makes no one want to work.

Let them steal! Sheeze. What a kook!

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smashIt Member since:
2005-07-06

Why would I ever bother to make a product if it were not protected?

there already is a strong movement among producing companies away from patents
simply because without a patent you will always be 1 generation ahead of your competition, and the copycats have to do some nasty reversengineering

What kind of commie state

why the hatered against communism?

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