The Twenty-Year Web Cache

[Using the metaphor of web comments forms and the annoyance of “your comment may take awhile to appear” messages to describe the inanity of the US Patent system][link]:

>So imagine that your ideas weren’t improvable by others for twenty years, and also, that you couldn’t build on the ideas of others for the same period of twenty years.
>Welcome to the patent system.

Pretty much, yeah. (via [Jesper][jesp])

[link]: “The Twenty-Year Web Cache – Falkvinge on Infopolicy”
[jesp]: “Waffle”

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