Monday, March 20, 2006

This Essay Breaks the Law

Michael Crichton explains how ludicrous patents are becoming. It begins to make one wonder if you will have to pay royalties now to a company for discovering your particular affliction, simply because you infringed on their patent by coming down with their sickness. I knew there was a lot of stupid shit going on with patents in the last few years, but I didn't realize the extent to which it has come. It's a bit scary.