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"The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive that no one knows how much money it costs, how many people it employs, how many programs exist within it or exactly how many agencies do the same work."http://projects.washingtonpost.com/top-secret-america/articles/a-hidden-world-growing-beyond-control/You have your head completely buried in sand on this one, Marvin.
Marvin, arguing about the necessity for smaller government with you, a person in favor of big government, is akin to banging one's head against a rock. In your experience, you most likely personally benefit from big government programs or intervention (...student? ...recipient of government subsidies of one kind or other?). Either way, we've gone 'round and 'round on this subject many times and I'll not provide page after page of rebuttals since you already know my...
I think we'll see a lot more of this as the power of iOS keeps evolving.
Ideas are free and are not patentable. The implementation/expression of an idea is patentable. You have some fundamental misunderstandings about patents. As I said...patents are not ideas!
What is the actual purpose of a patent? Let's check with the U.S. Patents & Trademarks Office:"A patent is an intellectual property right granted by the Government of the United States of America to an inventor “to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling the invention throughout the United States or importing the invention into the United States” for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure of the invention when the patent is...
Yves said: "It's more cost effective and more efficient to ask Apple directly. It saves Canadian taxpayers money."
So YvesVilleneuve was completely wrong.
Calling someone "libertarian" is not an insult, it's a badge of honor!
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