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patented protocols.

From: Michael Mounteney <gate02@landcroft.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 09:59:25 +0100
Message-Id: <200110100859.f9A8xQB12701@mailhost.wrandyke.demon.co.uk>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
No.  No. No.  We don't need them, we don't want them.  American corporations 
are determined to get thier fingers into every pie on the planet.  Show some 
backbone and tell them to make a living honestly.  The internet was built by 
public money (from DoD/MoD ARPANET etc.) so the greedy companies have no 
moral or legal right to cash-in on it !

If you really need new protocols, there are plenty of hackers out there who 
will be very happy to provide them.

Michael Mounteney, technical director.
Mobile 07932 106754.
Landcroft Computing Ltd., 01743 360155.
Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2001 05:01:34 UTC

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