Re: to all of patent-loving extropians:

Timothy Bates (
Thu, 14 Oct 1999 10:45:53 +1000

on 10/14/99 2:33 AM, Robert J. Bradbury wrote:
> But remember all a patent allows you to do is prevent someone else
> from using it. So all the other stores do:
> [Click Here to purchase]
> [Click Here a 2nd time to purchase becuase of Amazons's enforcement of
> its patent on 1 click shopping (You be the Judge of stupid patents)]
> So Amazons attempt to enforce it could turn into a marketing debacle
> if people want to use it against them.

Robert: I love it ;-)

What a lovely idea. Quick, someone tell B&N ;-)

Or maybe wewr can patent it and sell it to B&N (only kidding).


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