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ZDNet UK: Linus Torvalds Speaks Out Against EU Patent Law

Nov 23, 2004, 13:45 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Linux creator Linus Torvalds has made an appeal to the EU Council to oppose the adoption of the Directive on the Patentability of Computer-Implemented Inventions, known as the software patent directive.

"In a statement published on an anti-patent Web site, Linus Torvalds, MySQL co-founder Michael Widenius and PHP creator Rasmus Lerdorf, said that software patents must not be legalised..."

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