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Notch (the guy who started Minecraft) has a really good piece on why patents are a bad idea.

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How about the uncertainty for businesses to know if next month they’ll have to pay fees to not have their sites arbitrarily slowed down?

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Seriously stupid and unethical moves by this lawyer.

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Obviously can’t speak to validity of this lawsuit but it wouldn’t shock me.

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The court seems to be trying to not rule against all software patents while acknowledging they are broken and need to be reformed.

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The line about “online debates” had me giggling.

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What’s interesting about this story is the suspicion that Google and Apple had not previously filed re-examination requests because their agreements with Lodsys prevented such an action, apparently not so at least for Google.

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That point is the reason patents are a blight on the software industry, you can’t just stop being a part of the system. Patents are a field of hidden landmines for any person/company that does software of any sort.

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Whee the patent system is working so well.

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Not upset enough about patents, spend an hour and you’ll get even more upset.

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