[linux-elitists] California Copyleft Research Initiative of 2001
Seth David Schoen
Sun Jul 1 12:23:13 PDT 2001
Mr . Bad writes:
> >>>>> "BM" == Bulent Murtezaoglu <email@example.com> writes:
> BM> The possible MS argument is much easier to state and sell: the
> BM> GPL effectively prohibits a certain industry from using the
> BM> fruits of publicly-funded research.
> So maybe change the copyleft requirement to "public domain."
> Actually, that'd possibly be better. Since Microsoft seems hip on the
> public domain, ALL RESEARCH must go public domain. Getting an early
> start means that we can take Microsoft execs words and apply them to a
> new idea: all research must be public domain.
Just copyrights or also patents?
I can think of some patent interests and business interests that would
be pretty scared of this. It is a pretty fundamental shift from what
some corners of universities have been doing since after World War II.
Is this "all government-funded research" or "all research in
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