[pp.int.general] The IIPA Reports

Valentin Villenave v.villenave at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 01:34:15 CET 2010

2010/3/2 Richard Stallman <rms at gnu.org>:
> It would be useful to make such a list for copyright.  And another
> list for patents.  I think these two lists would not be similar.

There's at least one item that could go in both lists, if I'm not
mistaken: governments, organizations, ACTA and the like do aim to
fight *both* copyright violations and patent violations as
"counterfeiting" offences, don't they?

Today I've been talking with a colleague of Mr. Engström, and I found
myself a bit annoyed when he begun explaining, in one single sentence,
how important it was to fight the ACTA, to change pharmaceutical
patents, and to find a way for the authors/musicians/artists to make a
living. On one hand, he was unarguably right, on the other hand he was
mixing up so many different things that in the end it hardly made any


More information about the pp.international.general mailing list