Subject: Re: patents
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2006 21:13:32 +0900

>>>>> "Taran" == Taran Rampersad <> writes:

    Taran> What would happen if copyrights and patents could only be
    Taran> owned by flesh and blood people instead of legal entities?

Nothing much, except that more law students would go into IP law.

I also wonder how many people would trust Richard Stallman's heirs as
much as they trust the FSF.

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