Stealth attack on OSS via EU patent legislation

Michael ODonnell michael.odonnell at comcast.net
Thu May 13 13:17:01 EDT 2004


Sneaky last-minute substitution of frightening software-patent
clauses in soon-to-be-adopted-without-further-discussion
legislation in front of the EU:

 http://swpat.ffii.org/journal/04/cons0507/index.en.html

The substitute clauses had previously been voted down and
were reportedly crafted directly by/with Microsoft.
 



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