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The Danger of Software Patents

by Jeanne Rasata Contributions Published on Jun 18, 2009 04:51 AM
Porto Alegre, Brazil. Centro de Eventos PUCRS, Avenida Ipiranga, 6681, Bairro Azenha, 40T - Richard Stallman will explain how software patents obstruct software development. Software patents are patents that cover software ideas. They restrict the development of software, so that every design decision brings a risk of getting sued. Patents in other fields restrict factories, but software patents restrict every computer user. Economic research shows that they even retard progress.
When Jun 27, 2009

from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where Porto Alegre, Brazil

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