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Objections to RAND provision of the Patent Policy Framework

From: Mark DuPrey <skippy@columbus.rr.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 11:38:27 -0400
Message-ID: <3BB5EAF3.1000504@columbus.rr.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Others have outlined many reasons why the RAND provision of this 
document should be removed and have done so more eloquently than I am 
able. I do wish to voice my own dissent on the adoption of this 
recommendation as it stands. As an individual I can see a future after 
the adoption of this proposal as it stands where I will no longer be 
able to afford to produce my own web documents. I see a future with most 
people like myself being forced off the web and its breadth of content 
destroyed. I urge you to kill this framework as it stands and remove the 
RAND provisions. I thank the W3C for its work thus far and hope that I 
shall be able to do so in the future.

Mark A. DuPrey
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2001 11:38:41 UTC

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