> it’s not really possible to copyright what software does — you can only copyright the code itself.
This statement is wrong. You can indeed copyright specific concepts / functionality / features. But it’s complicated and it usually doesn’t stop copying either, as those lawsuits usually end up being settled.
I also believe strong software patent enforcement would only slow down innovation and be a net negative for customers.
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