Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 13th Sep 2012 17:48 UTC
Legal About the Apple vs. Samsung jury verdict: "I hate it," Wozniak told Bloomberg, "I don't think the decision of California will hold. And I don't agree with it - very small things I don't really call that innovative. I wish everybody would just agree to exchange all the patents and everybody can build the best forms they want to use everybody's technologies." From the mouth of a real inventor and engineer.
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Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Fri 14th Sep 2012 04:14 UTC
Luminair
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2007-03-30

fact is everything good came from copying. it follows that copyrights stifle innovation, which is bad. but copyrights also promote some sort of justice, which is theoretically good.

if everyone can agree on that, then we can argue about copyrights/patents/whatever rationally: what level of innovation stifling is worth what level of justice?

from there I bet everyone would agree that there is little to no justice (de?)served by someone claiming ownership of stupid obvious things like rounded corners and pinching to zoom.

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RE: Comment by Luminair
by ricegf on Fri 14th Sep 2012 11:48 in reply to "Comment by Luminair"
ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

Silly Putty should sue over pinch to zoom. And I couldn't be the first to mention this, I just don't read enough, I guess.

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