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September 17, 2009


Legislation specifically targeting one particular group or one particular person is called a "bill of attainder" and it's expressly prohibited in our Constitution. If this is the sort of thing you support you are NOT a patriot.

The present patent reform proposals even with the suggested modifications are not designed to spur innovation. We have spent the last decade weakening our patent laws, so that they favor technology thieves at the expense of innovators. This has significantly reduced the innovation in the US. Lack of innovation is a major reason the US economy is experiencing the worst recession since the Great Depression. For patent reforms that will spur innovation and the economy see http://hallingblog.com/2009/05/29/real-patent-reform/

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