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

Nishit Dave stargazer.dave at gmail.com
Wed May 16 08:38:21 PDT 2007


On 5/16/07, श्रीधर नारायण दैठणकर <ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net> wrote:
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> I *think* US patents are valid in India thanks to WTO..
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No.  The revised Indian Patents Act specifically forbids software patents,
or in other words, patents on computer-aided innovations.  Thank FSF India
for that.

This, in my opinion, was the best outcome of having it headquartered in
Kerala and the Government in charge of the Centre having a stake there, in
addition to a certain leaning of some of its constituents.

Ayn Rand's generalizations notwithstanding, socialism is not all bad.


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