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Hargreaves Report: Patently Sensible Stuff

ComputerWorldUK - It's a measure of how central traditionally dry-as-dust subjects like copyright and patents have become to the modern (digital) world that the Hargreaves Report on the UK's “intellectual property framework” has been so eagerly awaited. That's partly because there is a clear sense that the current systems are dysfunctional and desperately need fixing, and that this report is an important opportunity to do something about it.

Or as Ian Hargreaves puts it in his introduction to what is now officially entitled “Digital Opportunity”: