I was not aware of that. Coming up in music and songwriting classes I was
told it was potentially useful. I can pass that on to my musician friends.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2001 10:26 AM
Subject: Re: selling an idea
> "Michael B. Hubbard" wrote:
> > Take a look at www.ideas.com. They actually have an idea marketplace on
> > web that is frequented by some large corporations. And the simple act of
> > publishing it on the web can be enough to prove copyright. The other
> > you can do short of registering the idea with the US copyright office is
> > your written idea in an envelope and mail it to yourself. The postmark
> > proof of when you created the work.
> This is called a "Post Office Patent" and it *does not work*. Not
> acceptable in court.
> -- -- -- -- --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
> Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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