DCACM: Dr. Eben Moglen: The Dangers of Software Patents
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 17 Feb 2008 11:46
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Dr. Moglen states that free software is a fundamental requirement for a democratic and free society which is surrounded by and dependent upon technical devices. He asserts that only if the software controlling these devices is open to all can we balance power equally. His talk was about software patents: the danger that they present to a free society, to the free flow of information, and to future innovation.
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