"Open source software vendors Red Hat Inc and MySQL AB have lent
their support to a new campaign against software patents in the
European Union under the name NoSoftwarePatents.com.
"Raleigh, Carolina-based Linux vendor Red Hat and Uppsala,
Sweden-based open source database vendor MySQL have joined the
NoSoftwarePatents campaign as partners, alongside web hosting firm
1&1 Internet Inc and campaign manager Florian Mueller, a
software industry veteran and advisor to MySQL..."