Subject: Re: Examples needed against Soft Patents
From: Ben Tilly <btilly@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 2004 15:51:17 -0800

On Sat, 25 Dec 2004 16:03:43 -0500 (EST), Russell McOrmond
<russell@flora.ca> wrote:
> [...] I have
> found it extremely hard to get most legitimate software businesses
> involved in the legislative process, even when their business survival
> depends on it.
[...]

It is hard because it doesn't make sense for the businesses to get
involved.  For a full explanation read _The Logic of Collective Action_.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0674537513/104-9964982-4660742?v=glance

Cheers,
Ben