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Re: Patent protection advocate calls for help in hindering Nortel patent sale

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____/ Erik_jan on Monday 12 Sep 2011 07:43 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz had de volgende lumineuze gedachte op 11-09-11 12:30:
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>> ____/ Kari Laine on Saturday 10 Sep 2011 20:00 : \____
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>>> The leader of the Open Invention Network has put out an all-call to help
>>> it fight the pending sale of Nortel's patent portfolio to a consortium
>>> of vendors led by Apple and Microsoft. Keith Bergelt, CEO of OIN, wants
>>> developers and users to step up and share their viewpoints and stories
>>> with the Department of Justice investigating the sale. The pending sale
>>> is currently under regulatory approval but the group hopes to close the
>>> deal in the third quarter.
>>> http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/082211-oin-wants-to-hinder-nortel-patent-sale-249922.html
>> Thanks for the link, Kari. What I believe we're seeing is just a massive
>> cartel of proprietary software giants too scared of Free software. They'll
>> lose against the people.
> Dear Roy,
> I am afraid that "the people" will adjust and pay up. Most of them do
> not even know what is going on. Obama is wants to get more jobs; with
> Windows there is a whole army of "computer geeks" to re-install or
> cleanse the Windows computers of those who cannot do it themselves. Here
> in Holland the wage is 50 euros per hour. Patents give a whole army of
> lawyers the oportunity to earn their daily bread. Windows and patents
> are what the USA need today: more jobs.
> Greetings,
> Erik Jan.

If that happens, then Europe is going to become a swpats-free zone
and simply inherit more and more power. The US is currently
trying to pollute Europe with swpats, show Wikileaks cables 
that I republished over the weekend.

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