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This question isn't pertinent to car manufacturing because individuals and communities don't manufacture cars in significant quantities - or at all.
 
This question isn't pertinent to car manufacturing because individuals and communities don't manufacture cars in significant quantities - or at all.
  
If someone patents a method for making a car, that doesn't reduce people's liberty.  Making cars requires a lot of cash and materials, and there are already many laws that places regulations and restrictions on making cars.  So people are already excluded.  Adding a patent problem doesn't change anything.
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If someone patents a method for making a car, that doesn't reduce people's liberty.  Making cars requires a lot of cash and materials, and there are already many laws that places regulations and restrictions on making cars.  So people already excluded.  Adding a patent problem doesn't change anything.
  
 
For one thing, software is mass produced by individuals and groups who don't get paid directly for that work (or do it for non-commercial reasons).  Adding the cost of the patent system is unfair to these people.
 
For one thing, software is mass produced by individuals and groups who don't get paid directly for that work (or do it for non-commercial reasons).  Adding the cost of the patent system is unfair to these people.

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