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Event audio/x-realaudio "The Danger of Software Patents"
by Jeanne Rasata published Sep 05, 2012 — filed under:
Santa Clara, CA - Locatelli Center, Santa Clara University
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The Danger of Software Patents
by Matt Lee published Sep 24, 2007 last modified Sep 24, 2007 02:13 PM — filed under:
Location: "Rigolin" room, CEn.Ser Rovigo Fiere, Viale Porta Adige, 45, 45100, Rovigo, Italy. 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. This talk will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. If you register at http://www.opensourceexpo.it, for 15.00 EUR you will have access to the entire expo and will receive a complimentary gift bag.
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Blog Entry Apple v. Samsung: A patent battle with freedom as the collateral damage
by Donald Robertson published Sep 21, 2012
Apple's patent aggression harms us all.
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Event Octet Stream Richard Stallman - "The Danger of Software Patents" (Ivrea, Italy)
by Jeanne Rasata published Apr 14, 2015 last modified May 26, 2015 01:28 AM — filed under:
Ivrea, Italy - Officina H, Polo universitario di Ivrea, Via Montenavale
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Los Peligros de las Patentes de Software
by Matt Lee published Feb 02, 2007 last modified Feb 02, 2007 11:33 AM — filed under:
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. The speech will be in Spanish. It will be accessible to all audiences and the public is encouraged to attend. Location: Barquisimeto Estado Lara Venezuela, Auditorio "Dr. Ambrosio Oropeza", Universidad Centrooccidental "Lisandro Alvarado" (UCLA).
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Event "Free Software and Your Freedom"
by Jeanne Rasata published Aug 26, 2013 last modified Sep 06, 2013 07:35 AM — filed under:
Durban, South Africa - Senate Chambers, University Road, Westville, Westville Campus, University of KwaZulu-Natal
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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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News Item EndSoftwarePatents.org Phase II: developing a global resource and campaign
by Matt Lee published Feb 23, 2009 last modified Feb 23, 2009 05:45 PM
By organizing this information and delivering it into the hands of activists and law makers, we can form an immense tool to help existing and future campaigns around the world -- Ciaran O'Riordan, Director End Software Patents.
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News Item Troff document FSF joins forces with Software Freedom Law Center and Open Source Initiative to fight software patents in U.S. Supreme Court
by Free Software Foundation published Feb 28, 2014 last modified Oct 11, 2016 04:11 PM
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Friday, February 28, 2014 -- The Free Software Foundation (FSF) joined the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) and the Open Source Initiative (OSI) in filing a brief amici curiae in software patent case Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank before the United States Supreme Court yesterday.
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El Peligro de las Patentes de Software
by Matt Lee published Jul 26, 2007 last modified Sep 04, 2007 03:45 PM — filed under:
Location: Hotel Ramada Herradura, Autopista General Cañas, cruce San Antonio de Belén, frente a Mall Cariari, Heredia, Costa Rica. (Phone: + 50 6 2099 800) 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. This speech will be part of the Conferencia Latinoamericana de Informatica CLEI 2007 (comprising Conferencia Latinoamericana de Informatica CLEI 2007, XV Congreso Iberoamericano de Educacion Superio en Computacion CIESC 2007, Latin American Networking Conference LANC 2007, Taller Latinoamericano de Informatica para la Biodiversidad INBI 2007) which will take place from the 9th to the 12th of October.
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