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May 31, 2005

Why software patents are a bad bad thing

Briefly before the EU vote on software patents, a German initiative had a look at the websites of EU MPs and noticed that if software patents are introduced later this year, most of the politicians' websites would have to be shut down because they are violating patents. Not yet scared? Well, for startes, paying licence fees for every JPEG file that you put online is just one of the goodies. [link via SWR]

Posted by Horst on May 31, 2005 02:50 PM to the body electric | Tell-a-friend

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