So, the White House has this site where American citizens can set up petitions, and once they’ve gained enough support in the form of signatures, the White House will respond. One of the very first petitions added to the site called for the abolition of software patents – both issued and for the future. The petition gained enough support, so the White House has responded. Hit read more for a summary of the respons.
Nice arguments you got there, but those suits have large bags of money, so… We don’t really give a crap about your arguments.
I just saved you five minutes of your life.
The petition spins around open source, but software patents not only affects open source, so I fail yo undertastand.
Edited 2011-11-01 19:23 UTC