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EFF Announces New Patent Reform Project

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  • by Jane Q. Public (1010737) on Wednesday June 20, 2012 @12:26PM (#40386619)
    In a day when even the courts are questioning the validity of the very concept of software patents, EFF should be taking up this issue. Instead, they are lobbying for "shorter durations"???

    Boo, hiss. EFF, I expect a lot more from you guys.
  • Re:How about (Score:5, Insightful)

    by Jeng (926980) on Wednesday June 20, 2012 @12:47PM (#40386899)

    How about making that a crime punishable with prison time for the person who submitted the patent application IF it can be proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that the person who submitted the patent application knew about the prior art and actively suppressed it?

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