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jschell22-Aug-23 7:54
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raddevus22-Aug-23 15:03
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englebart said:
In the US, they allow you to make ridiculous software patents, never use them, and then sue people for infringement.


It’s a terrible thing. To me, that part is worse than the worst parts of the open source challenges. Can’t stand the trolls. It’s a crazy system bec it rewards people who can think of ideas but who cannot actually carry them out. They cannot even produce the thing but are somehow entitled to the rewards. So terrible!!

The patent system should take into account if the patent holder has never produced the thing they’ve patented.
Trolls!!!
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