[linux-elitists] University of EULA?

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Tue Aug 29 11:27:17 PDT 2000


begin  kmself@ix.netcom.com quotation of Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 11:15:12AM -0700:

> > 5. Asshole professors and grad students who take public money to do 
> >    research, then patent it for their own startup companies (Larry 
> >    Page, Ron Rivest)
> 
> A time-honored tradition.  Actually, many schools manager their IP
> fairly stringently.

Then they're the Enemy. Why should somebody pay to go to graduate
school to create "IP" that will be licensed to a proprietary software
company and do nobody any good? And why should the government tax
these "schools" any differently from private-sector research labs? Get
the hackers out of the universities and the problem will take care of
itself.

Linux banned in the dorms at UCLA: http://oppression.nerdherd.org/

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