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Jun 29, 2012
Some big companies issued patents dealing with obvious features like clicking on a link and having web page content getting updated. We should disallow the patenting of obvious day-to-day programming practices.
 
 
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Jun 29, 2012
Patent policing and litigation preparation cost a lot.
Right now, everybody is stepping on everybody else's patents, but it only comes to litigation when there is an awful lot of money to be made/lost.

Incidentally, there is a tremendous number of agriculture-related patents too, so becoming a farmer will in no way get you off the grid.
 
 
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Jun 29, 2012
When 4 big companies hold so much patents it is not so surprising that any other company violates one or more of them. I think that patent law should be reordered.
 
 
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Jun 29, 2012
Scott your violating my patent for 3 squares arranged in a line my lawyer will be contacting you shortly.
 
 
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Jun 29, 2012
Google, Apple, Oracle and Microsoft are behemoth. They hunt down small companies for sport.
 
 
 
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