[rescue] Distributed Folding - the Geeks team

Mike Meredith mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk
Sat Dec 20 18:07:58 CST 2003

On Tue, 18 Nov 2003 14:57:17 -0500 (EST), Kevin wrote:
> Although, i personally haven't paid enough attention to it to have an
> opinion, as i recall, a number of geeks people ditched it when it
> became apparent that the distfold people were trying to capitalize
> on this via copyrights/patents.

I don't know if things have changed, but their FAQ makes it plain that
although they intend to patent any discoveries the information will be
made available to the public at no cost. It may not be ideal, but it
makes more sense than allowing someone else to patent any discoveries.

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