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    SubjectRe: Article: IBM wants to "clean up the license" of Linux
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: Dave Cinege <>
    In newsgroup:
    > Who is to say what is and is not patentable? (Do you cede that government has a
    > stake in all ideas???) If you want to keep TOTAL rights to something, DON'T
    > make it public at all.

    The biggest problem is that in the U.S., the Government has allowed
    patenting of things that are blatantly *NOT* patentable, due to the
    "obviousness" restriction, which has basically been ignored here.

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