Linux-magazine: FSF in Round Two Against Software Patents
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 25 Feb 2009 12:10
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Summary:
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is persisting in its worldwide battle against software patents with comprehensive background information and has hired lobbyist Ciaran O'Riordan to fight the next round. Round one is now over and FSF is entering round two "in re Bilski" that we covered in November 2008, in which a U.S. court of appeals handed down a ruling redefining software patenting. By many expert and FOSS activist opinions, the ruling is ground-breaking for new legislation that can challenge software patents, at least in the U.S.
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