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Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Feb 10, 2011 — filed under:
Brussels, Belgium - D0.05, building D, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Sep 22, 2009 last modified Sep 22, 2009 04:05 PM — filed under:
Wellington, New Zealand - Victoria University of Wellington, RHLT 2, in the Rutherford House on the Pipitea Campus. 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.
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Apr 07, 2011 last modified Apr 15, 2011 10:23 AM — filed under:
Porto, Portugal - Departamento de Ciência de Computadores, Anfiteatro 1, Faculdade de Ciências (FCUP), Universidade do Porto, Rua Campo Alegre, 1021/1055
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Jul 08, 2010 — filed under:
Beijing, China - Gehua New Century Hotel, No.19 Gulouwaidajie, Chaoyang District
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Oct 07, 2009 last modified Oct 08, 2009 11:07 AM — filed under:
Beijing, China - Teaching building S201, Graduate School of CAS, No.3 ZhongGuanChunNanYiTiao, Haidian district. This talk will be part of the Zeuux Free Software Summit 2009. 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.
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Aug 19, 2009 last modified Aug 19, 2009 12:21 PM — filed under:
Brazilia, Brazil - Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Brasília, Auditório Joaquim Nabuco, Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro, Asa Norte. 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. All are welcome and no registration is required.
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Event Octet Stream "The Danger of Software Patents"
by Jeanne Rasata published Nov 27, 2012 last modified Nov 28, 2012 04:29 PM — filed under:
Brasilia, Brazil - University of Brasilia, Auditório Dois Candangos, Faculdade de Educação, Campus Darcy Ribeiro
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Blog Entry Troff document Strengthen free software by telling Congress to reject the STRONGER Patents Act
by Greg Farough published Jul 25, 2019 last modified Aug 13, 2019 12:11 PM — filed under: ,
Reforms to software idea patents do not make them any less unjust.
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Matt Lee published Mar 12, 2007 last modified Mar 28, 2007 01:58 PM — filed under:
This speech will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. 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. Location: Bygning, Building 308, Danmarks Tekniski Universitet, Richard Petersens Plads, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Jeanne Rasata published Feb 04, 2010 last modified Feb 22, 2010 05:17 PM — filed under:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - Rajam Hall, MIT campus, Anna University, Chromepet - THIS WILL BE A PRERECORDED SPEECH AFTER WHICH RICHARD STALLMAN WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE QUESTION-AND-ANSWER SERIES LIVE VIA TELEPHONE. 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.
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