[LINK] EU gives green light to software patents
brendansweb at optusnet.com.au
Wed Mar 9 14:31:42 EST 2005
Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> Glen Turner [glen.turner at aarnet.edu.au] wrote:
>>I can say I'm surprised. The AUSFTA is another example of the
>>non-democratic way that laws about intellectual property are being
>>made. It seems to be the preferred machanism of the people advocating
>>for these laws. Probably because these laws are not in the interests
>>of the people.
> not in the interest of people that are against property. fortunately
> most people are pro-property. and the benefits of wider types of
> properties are broad.
Something seemed to get mixed up on receipt. I assume you meant to say "not in the interest of people that are against cartels. unfortunately most people are indifferent to the formation of cartels. and the detriments of wider types of cartel are broad"
For a moment there it looked like you had confused property with the grant of anticompetitive monpolies by the State.
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