At 09:50 11/10/2004, Dean Anderson wrote:
Rather, its the truly novel patents that cause the most damage. They have
the potential to cripple entire subject areas. Being truly novel, they
won't be reversed, and will stand. And being novel, they may be hard or
impossible to overlap and cross-license.
This is why the only solution is UN e-human rights to be inforced by WIPO
saying that every man is entitled to a free access to the common online
relations logics, like every man is entitled to free speech. This is what
we need the WSIS to declare in November. Then we need that a forum is
acknowledged as responsible to declare what is "common technology",
validate free to all access code, and organize/negotiate compensations to
concerned IPRs (like for TV technology, like for TLDs). We do not need to
reinvent the wheel. But we need the wheel to be the same type as others.
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