Friday, September 21, 2012

HBL-A0059 - Fair Use of Intellectual Property it resolved that:

if no free alternative is available for a system which becomes a standard, it falls under fair use doctrine;

this law is to prevent patent monopolies or near-monopolies in cases where there is no reasonable alternative for those with little or no money;

ideally the government will purchase into the public domain any properties that may be considered that level of social good;