[PLUG] Microsoft says 235 of its patents were violated by F/OSS

Ameet Gholap amitrgholap at gmail.com
Mon May 14 23:07:01 PDT 2007


2007/5/15, श्रीधर नारायण दैठणकर <ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net>:
>
> On Tuesday 15 May 2007 08:01, Ameet Gholap wrote:
> > I think s/w patents are not recognised in India/majority of asian and
> > european countries and hence this article is useless...
>
> Umm? How? I mean they are valid in US so there is a problem in US and free
> software users all around the world should be taking notice and
> considering
> the consequences. Everybody has heard the story of rat, ping and bull
> right?
> Saying that it is not my problem is worst thing one can do.
>
> I can understand if you don't agree with software patent but that does not
> mean you should ignore them.
>
> Shridhar



What I am saying is that US is been given undue importance.
Its high time we start thinking in our context.

~A.


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