Patent infringement lawsuit against OLPC in Nigeria

Richard Dobson richarddobson at
Tue Nov 27 16:49:13 EST 2007

José Antonio wrote:
> There is no "intelectual property".
> Patents and copyright are just monopoly granted by state. Period.
> As any monopoly, this kind of monopoly cause damages to society.
> Why Exxon and At&T can't do monopoly, and Micorsoft and Warner can?

In any case, I can't see what their case is. Their product (as clearly 
presented on their web site) uses two pairs of shift keys, left and 
right sides of the keyboard, to access multiple extra characters. The XO 
does not do this, as far as I can see.

Richard Dobson

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