[CPT-FGC] Re: Hi

  • From: Stephen Scheidel <gieroadsteve@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cpt-fgc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 09:03:29 -0800

Has anyone tried this ?

Would be nice to know if T6 runs frame perfect.

On 14 November 2013 09:02, Stephen Scheidel <gieroadsteve@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> That is petty fucked up.
> On 14 November 2013 06:26, Ilitirit Sama <ilitirit@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> UltraDavid on the leaked secret copyright treaties:
>> --Some countries want more protection for geographical indications, which
>> are rights to names based on location (like how sparkling wine is only
>> "champagne" if it's from Champagne France). The US seems not to really care
>> about this.
>> --It provides for a big increase in the kinds of things that can be
>> patented in ways that could harm the pace of innovation, consumers, and
>> smaller companies. Newly patentable things would include plants, animals,
>> biological processes, video game rules, *methods of mental processes*,
>> software itself, artwork, books, and more. The US already allows some of
>> these, but other countries don't, and nobody allows patents for some of
>> them.
>> --There's a way to re-patent already known or previously patented stuff
>> as long as you claim the stuff has a new use. The US also wants standards
>> for granting patents to be relaxed a bit compared to many countries'
>> current requirements and patent terms to be made effectively longer by not
>> counting long delays between when the patent was first filed and when it
>> was granted (which can take years in some cases) toward the total patent
>> term.
>> --There are some reasons for a country to not allow a patent to be used
>> (aka exploited), like dire health circumstances, but not, as it says,
>> "merely because the exploitation is prohibited by their law."
>> --Penalties for many kinds of copyright infringement and circumvention of
>> technological protections like DRM would be increased. Some of these rules
>> would require countries to install penalties like the US currently has,
>> while others criminalize and penalize more severely than anyone currently
>> does.
>> --If the US gets its way, internet service providers will be on the hook
>> to some degree for copyright infringement engaged in by their users and
>> will be legally incented to work with copyright owners to deter
>> infringement. Other countries oppose this.
>> http://www.reddit.com/r/worldnews/comments/1qj6xd/wikileaks_releases_the_secret_negotiated_draft/cddnaqb
>> The bolded part is a big WTF (I looked it up - it's legit).  Basically
>> someone can patent certain methods of teaching and instruction.  Imagine
>> not being able to do long division because your school couldn't afford the
>> royalty fees associated with teaching you how to do it.

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