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Re: [OT] Intellectual Property Law

On Wed, 2012-08-08 at 04:54 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-08-07 at 21:36 -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> > Ralf writes:
> > > If you're on work and you've got the idea how to improve something
> > > regarding to your job, than you're the copyright holder (it's your
> > > intelectual property), but you're not the owner.
> > 
> > Are you talking about copyright or patent?  USA law treats the two quite
> > differently.
> That's a good question. "Yours" and "my" law (I guess you understand the
> "") might differ.  In Germany (AFAIK) intellectual property is (=)
> copyright, but the http://www.dict.cc/?s=verwertung has nothing to do
> with it. Some asshole by law is allowed to forbid to share your
> knowledge, your intellectual property and at the same time he's allowed
> to make tons of money with your idea, while you're still the owner of
> the intellectual property, you don't have the right to get enough to
> (money) eat.
> If I'm mistaken, tell me what to do ;), assumed I know what I'm talking
> about and I which to change the situation for some people, including
> myself.
> Perhaps it's to late, some thieve had the money to own the patent of
> your, my idea.
> I'm not interested in fame, money etc. I wish that nobody on this planet
> has to die of hunger. Regarding to this I'm not altruistic, I'm selfish,
> it's easier for me, if my neighbor has not to suffer.

Relativeness. What's rich, whats poor? For western societies I'm poor,
but compared to all humans on this planet, I'm rich.

I guess most people are not aware about the situation on this planet.

In Germany many folks are unfruchtbar. This planet is overpopulated.
Those unfruchtbar Germans aren't thinking about this, they don't help
children from other people, they try everything that is possible by in
vitro fertilization instead.

The children of the richest should survive.

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