Fergal Daly wrote:
>> There's no point in approaching these guys and saying "hey patents are bad".
> The usual approach is to draft a discussion document, setting out the
> issues. It shouldn't be too hard to round up a load of examples, quotes,
> statistics and references and put them together in some sort of structured
> way. Let them read it and then arrange a meeting. We could even call it
> something "Will your website be illegal this Christmas?" for a bit of
> attention (scare mongering!)
For example the Fraunhofer Institute(sp?) is starting to charge for use
of MP3's soon ( i.e. if you use/distribute MP3s on your site you could be
liable for $10,000 once off licensing fee and 1% of any revenue you make.
Again I cannot find the source ( I read it last night at home ).
And then there is the whole gif issue with Unisys ?
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