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Blog Entry Helping out This American Life—with an Ogg copy of the show
by Brett Smith published Aug 01, 2011 last modified Aug 24, 2011 10:23 AM
Last week, we asked you all to write to This American Life to thank them for their episode about software patents, "When Patents Attack!", and ask them to make it available in Ogg Vorbis format. We thought it would also be helpful to offer them a copy of the show that's already been converted to Ogg Vorbis; with this, the only work they have to do is copy that file and post it on their own servers. Here's the text of the letter we sent them.
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Blog Entry Software patents after Bilski
by peterb published Jun 29, 2010
Bilski gave us a wonderful opportunity to increase awareness to the harm caused by software patents. More scholars, more developers, more journalists, more politicians, and more patent attorneys than ever before have heard from our community on this issue. What's next?
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OASIS patents and OpenDocument
by John Sullivan published Jul 14, 2006 last modified Jul 14, 2006 06:35 PM
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End Software Patents by Peter Brown
by Matt Lee published Dec 07, 2007 last modified Aug 20, 2008 12:53 PM
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Parliament rejects patents
by Matt Lee published Jul 06, 2005
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Blog Entry text/texmacs Petition the White House to end software patents
by Matt Lee published Sep 28, 2011 — filed under: , , ,
Join me and already over 12,000 others in petitioning the Obama administration to "Direct the Patent Office to Cease Issuing Software Patents".
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End Software Patents action alerts
by Matt Lee published Feb 28, 2008 last modified Jan 18, 2011 06:25 PM
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Blog Entry Pascal source code US Department of Justice Investigating Novell/CPTN Deal Further
by Brett Smith published Feb 04, 2011 last modified Feb 04, 2011 10:55 AM
A couple of weeks ago, we posted the OSI and FSF's joint position statement to the US Department of Justice about Novell's proposal to sell its patents to the newly-formed CPTN Holdings. Yesterday we learned that the DOJ has sent a "Second Letter" to both companies, asking them to provide more information about the deal.
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News Item Bilski and Patent Absurdity
by peterb published May 24, 2010 last modified Jul 29, 2013 02:52 PM
Who should see the documentary film Patent Absurdity?
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Blog Entry Thank 'This American Life' and ask them to set an example
by Brett Smith published Jul 29, 2011 last modified Aug 24, 2011 10:22 AM
'This American Life' did some great reporting about software patents. Ask them to help solve these problems and offer the show in patent-free formats.
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