Date sent: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 09:23:04 +1000 To: email@example.com From: Paul Subject: Re: IP - what is the value ? Whilst IP in terms of records, books, etc have solid protections and you can argue the basic case that courts are for the rich - and especially American courts - software has no protections at all. Not understood and ultimately ignored - our competitors copy and steal and there is not a damned thing we can do about it. And soon it will happen to the rest of you too. Welcome to the new world - stop whingeing and get on with it.