[CPT-FGC] Re: Hi

  • From: Ilitirit Sama <ilitirit@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cpt-fgc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:49:30 +0200

Yeah it's pretty cool.  You can even use a FightStick.

On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 7:03 PM, Stephen Scheidel <gieroadsteve@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Has anyone tried this ?
> http://www.ppsspp.org/
> 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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