Monday, August 25, 2003

Petition for a Software Patent Free Europe

Software > patents > gratuitous
The Proposal for a software patent directive, which will be submitted to the European Parliament for plenary debate and subsequent decision on September 1st, is giving rise to another wave of protests. Various groups in Belgium and elsewhere are mobilising for a rally in Brussels on August 27th and are calling on web administrators to temporarily block their web sites.
More on gratuitous software patents in the EU.
More on the Eurolinux alliance.

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