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The Fall of the UPC - Part VI: Drowning in Material

Drowning



Summary: We're starting to see few good reports on the subject of UPC being rejected by the constitutional court of Germany; we also have a rapidly-growing 'buffer' of rather blatant examples of disinformation (which we'll tackle as best we can)

THIS week has been hectic. I work from home. I do have more time in my hands, but the time is spent doing a variety of things (work and gardening) and news feeds are full of UPC reports such as those typical self-promotional lies from law firms (sites like Lexology), drowning out actual journalism from the likes of Kieren McCarthy (The Register). Good to see him still habitually covering the affairs of the European Patent Office (EPO).



"They'll be back for more (a fourth time) with new lies and slogans."At the moment we have a pile of drafts with links and information. These will definitely be expanded and eventually published, but we don't know when. Hopefully on or before the weekend.

"We're devoted to setting the record straight based on facts, not litigation profits."As FFII correctly points out, Team UPC has not totally given up. They'll be back for more (a fourth time) with new lies and slogans. The publishers that support them (and are sometimes funded by them) perish however; prominent voices of Team UPC moreover leave and retire. Can they build much momentum again? We doubt it, but time will tell...

We're ready. Bring it on.

But UPC(A) as we know it is dead. Dead, dead, dead. Those who claim otherwise may be braindead. We'll mention some if not most of them in the next few parts of this long series. We're devoted to setting the record straight based on facts, not litigation profits. Our track record (getting things right regarding the UPC) speaks for itself.

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