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NoSoftwarePatents: Denmark and Poland Will Deal the Death Blow To the Council's Current Proposal

Mar 04, 2005, 20:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Florian Mueller)

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"This afternoon, the EU Policy Committee of the Danish parliament took a binding decision (i.e., not just a resolution that a government is legally free to ignore) that the Danish government shall oppose the adoption of the current proposal as an A item (an item for debateless approval) in Monday's meeting of the EU Council, and shall request that the proposal be renegotiated (as a B item) in the future.

"The Polish government has previously stated that it is against the proposal but 'cannot fight alone.' Now that Denmark sides with it, Poland has the chance to express its true position on Monday..."

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Related Link:
Computerworld.DK: Denmark Will Block Software Patents (in Danish; thanks to Lars Chr. Larsen for this link)

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