[cc-community] Patent research exemption

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Thu Feb 12 15:56:16 EST 2009

On Thursday 12 February 2009 15:07:06 Eric Norman wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2009, at 11:13 AM, John Wilbanks wrote:
> > As we looked into how we could design a solution for this problem, we
> > realized that a core element of a solution should be the legalization
> > of
> > activities like research.
> Excuse the simplistic rant, but
> Legalization of research?
> If research is somehow illegal, then there a much larger problem that
> needs to be addressed.  And just creating an exemption doesn't come
> close to addressing it.

Well, some is already seen to be illegal in some places already... (I am 
thinking people who look into the strengths and weaknesses of encryption 
schemes and the like right now...)
> Eric Norman


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