[LINK] EFF Patent Busting Project
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Fri May 15 15:57:49 AEST 2009
On Fri, 15 May 2009 at 09:00:29 +1000 Craig Sanders wrote:
> the problem with bad patents isn't just limited to software, nor is
> the fight against them. For example:
> "The ACLU and the Public Patent Foundation have filed a lawsuit
> charging that patents on two human genes associated with breast
> and ovarian cancer are unconstitutional and invalid. ...
That one hit a nerve. Anything that allows someone to assert ownership
of any part of a human being is akin to slavery. For me, it invalidates
the concept of "Intellectual Property" in totality.
David Boxall | All that is required
| for evil to prevail is
| for good men to do nothing.
| -- Edmund Burke (1729-1797)
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