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Re: Software Should Not Be Copyrighted -- Lawsuit

Steve Sobol (
Tue, 14 Dec 2004 21:39:49 -0800

Lisa Minter wrote:

> By Andy Sullivan

> WASHINGTON (Reuters) -

> Computer software should not be protected by copyright laws designed
> for music, literature and other creative works, according to a lawsuit
> filed in a U.S. court in San Francisco.

> Intellectual-property consultant Greg Aharonian hopes to convince the
> court that software makers can protect their products adequately
> through patents

No. Patents are absolutely NOT the proper way to go. Copyrights are. Internet & New Media Services,
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