[vdr] Tivo patent info

Pasi Juppo pasi.juppo at iki.fi
Fri Mar 4 17:26:11 CET 2005


jori.hamalainen at teliasonera.com wrote:
> I just want to remind open source communities, publish on mailing list new
> ideas. That makes acquiring patents very hard (or if patent is given, then
> it is easy to counter)! It is cheap, usually your monthly ADSL fee.. :-)
> (Or you can patent it by yourself if you have the money, and sell licences
> to Tivo to gain money).

How much money those MEPs really get for driving the software patent 
legislation? Big companies are for it but small and individuals are 
against it for good reasons. I cannot think any good reason for MEPs to 
support this than money or personal pressure of some kind.

Br, Pasi



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