"Communication obviously is a two-way street. What do you think are the most pressing issues facing our nation, particularly on the technology front? I look forward to hearing your views and continuing our online conversation. Posted by Fred Humphries Managing Director, U.S. Government Affairs / Get rid of software patents: "If people had understood how patents would be granted when most of today's ideas were invented and had taken out patents, the industry would be at a complete standstill today." Bill Gates (1991)"