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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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by Brett Smith last modified Aug 19, 2011 05:46 PM
Petition This American Life to publish their show in Ogg Vorbis format.
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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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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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Parliament rejects patents
by Matt Lee published Jul 06, 2005
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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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News Item FSF statement on Microsoft joining the Open Invention Network
by John Sullivan published Oct 10, 2018
For many years, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has called on Microsoft to cease its use of computational idea patents to aggressively intimidate free software developers, distributors, and users. Today, these calls have met with some tentative success.
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