|Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, August 03 2012 @ 07:04 PM EDT|
|Yeah... I think everyone forgets or just doesn't know how |
Innovative HTC has always been. They've always made high
quality hardware and it's a shame the way Apple is trying to
take them out of business as well.
I read an article about how Apple's Copyright case in early
80's is what set the litigation Snowball rolling. It's like
they were the first to sue for spilling "Hot Coffee" on
themselves and won!
But in the end..... it's 'us' the consumers who get our pockets
picked in the end from both sides. With higher costs always
coming out of our pockets to fix some lame company's assumption
that Patents and Copyrights were only to grant them exclusive
monopolies. Not to protect true inventors or us consumers in
the first place.
Patents were born out of a need to get physically injured
returning soldiers from the Revolutionary War, a way to make a
living with their minds, instead of their missing hands and
legs. They were meant to be temporary measure too. At a time
when we had no public assistance available to help them. The
only thing we had that resemble healthcare was a free burial
for soldiers then they died. The only thing we had, that
resembled a Corporation..... was the East India Company and
they took care of you like Corporations were known to do in
Even they didn't try to take advantage of Patents or the
inventors that held them, like Corporate America does today.
Like now where they're just traded like baseball cards on a
school ground, instead of benefiting original artists, writers,
and inventors and they were always accompanied by working
Even Ben Franklin chose not to patent his inventions. But
rather to give them to public domain. So as to set an example
for wealthier citizens to also donate to the Open Public Good!
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