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Just another rant.
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From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 3:23 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Morning reading: One take on patents, somewhat related 
to discussions we've had on copyrights, plus a take on copyrights


> http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2011/08/google-motorola-and-a-patent-war.html
>
> others would argue that the patent system is fine, it ain't broke, that 
> the whole point is for closely-related ideas to fight it out in courts, 
> with the patents being the guide for those deciding the cases.
>
> More directly related to what we discuss on this list:
> http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/arts/music/springsteen-and-others-soon-eligible-to-recover-song-rights.html
>
> -- Tom Fine