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Groklaw: The Latest on EU SW Patents--Pics of the Demo

Feb 18, 2005, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"'Shortly before midnight, the German Bundestag became the fourth parliament this month to speak out against the EU Council's proposal for a software patent directive,' so reports nosoftwarepatents.org. Here's the header of their press release and the pertinent first paragraph:

"Unanimous resolution passed by German parliament against EU Council's current proposal for a software patent directive--European software patent critics celebrate 'winning streak' after scoring four parliamentary victories in 16 days--Concerns over 'Microsoft's best friend in the Commission' who will decide on EP's restart request..."

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