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w3c accepting patented technology as standards

From: Daniel McLaury <daniel_mcl@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 18:16:46
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-ID: <F195nb8Ir6Ll16XZ51J0000d27c@hotmail.com>
The Internet has always been great because it has always been free.  Using 
patented technology as a "standard" would remove the sole feature that made 
the internet important and transform it into a dull tool used by businesses 
to increase their market shares.

There are two possible roads for the w3c to take -- the path towards a more 
connected world, or the path toward the flagrant overcommercialism plaguing 
the modern world.  I beg of you to make the right decision.

Daniel McLaury
High School Student

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