[SIGCIS-Members] History of intellectual property in computing?
HintzE at si.edu
Thu Oct 27 11:25:57 PDT 2016
Bill Gates’s “Open Letter to Hobbyists” (1976) re: software piracy:
Eric S. Hintz, Ph.D.
Historian, Lemelson Center for
the Study of Invention and Innovation
National Museum of American History
MRC 604, P. O. Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
hintze at si.edu<mailto:hintze at si.edu>
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Subject: Re: [SIGCIS-Members] History of intellectual property in computing?
Another IP issue is hardware cloning. There were many Apple II clones and even some Macintosh clones -- some made with Apple's permission, others not. This continues today with the "Hackintosh" trend and, on the software side, the issue of jailbreaking and mobile app permissions.
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