[time-nuts] Data Professionals Press Release

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Dec 12 04:13:45 EST 2010

In message <20101212055157.1B3AC11B7E6 at karen.lavabit.com>, "Charles P. Steinmet
z" writes:

>Intellectual property rights do not just evaporate or return to the 
>public domain when a company disappears -- SOMEONE owns them (often 
>someone who bought the assets of the company, perhaps for less than a 
>penny on the dollar).

Actually, they do evaporate if nobody defends them.

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