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Comments delivered by the FSF to the Copyright Office
by John Sullivan published Aug 25, 2005
Thanks to everyone who took the time to write and send a comment. With the help of DC-based Public Knowledge, we were able to hand-deliver the printed comments to the Copyright Office on Monday, August 22, 2005. A sampling of the comments we received is included below, in no particular order.
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Parliament rejects patents
by Matt Lee published Jul 06, 2005
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RMS: Microsoft's New Monopoly
by Matt Lee published Jul 05, 2005
A new article by Richard Stallman addresses the relationship between patents, Microsoft file formats, and the upcoming vote in Europe.
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Patent Absurdity
by Matt Lee published Jun 21, 2005 last modified Apr 15, 2010 01:52 PM
Richard Stallman's article on the difference between patents and copyright for software users and developers appears in the Guardian.
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Blog Entry HTML Belgium and Spain (2005-05-31 to 2005-06-19)
by Richard Stallman published Jun 19, 2005 last modified Sep 16, 2019 11:46 AM
Stallman spoke in front of the Greens in the European Parliament in Brussels on June 2, 2005. As keynote speaker, Stallman spoke on Free Software and Software Patents, introducing the event centered on software patents in Europe.
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Comments needed on software patents
by Matt Lee published May 19, 2005 last modified May 19, 2005 10:22 AM
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Matt Lee published May 10, 2005 last modified Feb 28, 2007 05:00 PM — filed under:
Richard Stallman will speak at the University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. N.W., Science Theatre ST140, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada. Admission is $20.00, or free for CUUG (Calgary Unix Users Group) members. Admission is free for students and for people who cannot afford the fee. Doors open at 18:30.
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Blog Entry HTML Moors, Christians, and no Atheists (2005-04-26 to 2005-05-09)
by Richard Stallman published May 09, 2005 last modified Sep 16, 2019 11:42 AM
A whirlwind trip around Spain in late April brought Stallman to places such as Granada, Ourense, Vigo, Galicia, La Coruna, Madrid, Castellon and Valencia. In La Coruna and in Castellon, he met with Computer Science students. Madrid's Fundacion Conocimiento Libre (Free Knowledge Foundation) named Stallman an "Honor's Patron" and invited him to give a speech there. He visited Spain coming directly from Sofia, Bulgaria, and he leaves immediately after for Bologna, Italy. After Granada I stopped for one day in Madrid, where I participated in a protest against software patents. There was a protest at everyuniversity in Spain, and I read that 15,000 people participated.
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OpenDocument Campaign
by Matt Lee published Feb 25, 2005 last modified Nov 09, 2012 04:43 PM
Get informed on OpenDocument issues and take action against Microsoft's Office Open XML format.
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A Call to Action in OASIS
by Matt Lee published Feb 25, 2005 last modified Jul 14, 2006 06:44 PM
The free and open source software community has long demanded that industry standards be freely available to all to implement without patent or other licensing encumbrances. Open standards are essential for free software and open source to thrive.
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