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    Subject[OT] Re: Money stifles innovation
    On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 05:47:10PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
    > On Sun, 18 Feb 2001 wrote:
    > > On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 12:57:14AM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
    > > > The XOR patent and the fraudulent enforcement of it is the purest
    > > > embodiment of everything that is wrong with the patent system and IP law.
    > > As a person with a some decades of experience with patents and
    > > trademarks, and playing among the various sides, I can state
    > > quite unequivocally that the problem is money.
    > Actually the problem is lack of morals and bad people who are really evil
    > at the core (you wouldnt want them for your neighbor).

    Actually, it's because we've made it illegal to corporations to behave
    ethically when it conflicts with short-term shareholder profits.

    It would be nice if it were so simple as to declare the involved parties as
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