A Federal Court of Canada decision that Amazon’s “one-click” method of doing business could be patentable will be appealed to the Federal Court of Appeal. Let us hope that sanity prevails. The patent application will be re-examined. Let us hope that the examiner does a more thorough job of showing how silly patenting methods can be. There is no difference between a method of doing business and a mathematical expression. It is a method of processing information in Amazon’s case, abstract and not patentable. If you can patent method A and method B. Is method A+B patentable? What about A-B? Wake up, commissioner!
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My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. I have been blessed by working in schools where students and school systems have benefited by good, modular software easily installed in most systems.
I have shown GNU/Linux to thousands of students and hundreds of teachers over the years and will continue in some way doing that until I die in spite of the opposition.