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Software Patents Kill Innovation

Martin Dougiamas
Software Patents Kill Innovation
In Europe, attempts are being made to legalise software patents. For Moodle developers, investors and users alike, this directive could mean legal uncertainty: a patent minefield, making software innovation a dangerous enterprise.

This new push by the European Council of Ministers ignores the European Parliament's democratic decision of September 24 2003, which was very widely supported.

More info on software patents and how you can help are at FFII - and if you have the opportunity, participate in the demonstration in Brussels.