Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Nov 2013 18:07 UTC

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider legislation aimed at reining in abusive patent litigation. But one of the bill's most important provisions, designed to make it easier to nix low-quality software patents, will be left on the cutting room floor. That provision was the victim of an aggressive lobbying campaign by patent-rich software companies such as IBM and Microsoft.

These companies also happen to have the largest lobbying corruption budgets. This is never going to change.

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RE[2]: Of,By,For
by kwan_e on Wed 20th Nov 2013 22:47 UTC in reply to "RE: Of,By,For"
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No no no, you're missing the point. Since corporations are people the government is now truly "of the people, by the people and for the people".

Truly, all people are equal. Some people are more equal than others.

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