Rackspace sued for hosting GitHub
Posted Sep 18, 2012 21:32 UTC (Tue) by khim
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If this trend continues at some point the only profitable way to start up a new software company will be to operate it anonymously as a Tor hidden service.
It'll not work: you still need to somehow pay the salary and investors will probably not want to deal with an illegal company.
All this Imaginary Property rent-seeking does in the long term is drive new innovations into the darknet.
Not really. They will probably push software development to China where it'll be controlled (to some degree) by government, but since government (even Chineese government!) is easier to placate then patent trolls…
The solution (which couple of years ago sounded like a joke and year ago looked like far-fetched extrapolation) becomes more and more real as time goes on.
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