September 24, 2004

EU software patents directive delayed

It looks like there may be a clue dawning as the EU may not be going to implement software patents. Software patents have already been removed from the directive by the European Parliment, which was then ignored (oh what a wonderful democratic intitution the EU is), but now the council of minsters may have realised that how much it would screw their software industries and hand them over to a few multinational corporations.


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