No, I object to software patents
Posted Apr 26, 2011 21:49 UTC (Tue) by david.a.wheeler
In reply to: 1+1 (pat. pending) - Mathematics, Software and Free Speech (Groklaw)
Parent article: 1+1 (pat. pending) - Mathematics, Software and Free Speech (Groklaw)
I read LWN, and I object to software patents, period. Patents - including software patents - should benefit society. Since software patents do not benefit society, they need to be abolished, immediately. Software patents are an industrial-era construct that make no sense in an information age.
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