Quoting <FF82129A2B7CD3118FAD00A0C9F442901BDDC6 at IRCO1MX11>
by Twomey_Mark at emc.com:
> That's about right ;-)
>> The problem here however is that the US patent office appear to be in the
> dark with regard to the internet.
> It's not Amazon Stallman should be boycotting (Though I do see his point),
> he should instead be attempting to lobby congress.
Aha. At last someone gets it. The patent office will happily go about
its business while company X wipes out company Y, or customer J stops
buying from company A, and pay it no mind.
It's something like nuclear disarmamanet - it's better to take the
weapons away (reform the patent office) than to have individual
countires (companies) sign nonagression pacts.
When asked if it is true that he uses his wheelchair as a weapon he will reply:
"That's a malicious rumour. I'll run over anyone who repeats it."
Stephen Hawking - [http://www.smh.com.au/news/0001/07/features/features1.html]
David Murphy - For PGP public key, send mail with Subject: send-pgp-key
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