[linux-elitists] FTC hearings on Antitrust vs. patents?
Kevin A. Burton
Sun Nov 18 14:32:12 PST 2001
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Don Marti <email@example.com> writes:
> "Standard-setting, cross-licensing and patent pools, unilateral refusals to
> deal, other business practices, the proliferation of patents, the changing scope
> of patents, and the role of the Federal Circuit will be among the topics on the
> -- Federal Trade Commission Chairman Timothy J. Muris
> So who's going to go to Washington DC and say that standards bodies that enforce
> "RAND" are Conspiracies in Restraint of Trade?
You know it really is a shame that so many computer professionals (Linux
elitists) don't live in Washington. I used to live there but it is devoid of
creative thinking. Thus I moved to San Fran.
I think the world would be a lot better if a lot of us moved to Washington... :)
Kevin A. Burton ( firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org )
Location - San Francisco, CA, Cell - 415.595.9965
Jabber - email@example.com, Web - http://relativity.yi.org/
Hiroshima 1945, Czernobyl 1986, Windows 2000
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