[Fsfe-ie] Europarl to press ahead quickly with swpat decision: vote on June 30th

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Fri Jun 20 18:24:13 CEST 2003

Hi FSF-IE!  If you haven't been following this, it looks like software
patents will soon be legalised in Europe thanks to some pro-patent
lobbying -- the plenary debate is to take place on June 30th.  I would
suggest lobbying our MEPs quickly before this takes place.


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Date:    Fri, 20 Jun 2003 15:35:51 +0200
From:    Hartmut Pilch <phm at a2e.de>
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Subject: [ffii] Re: [Patents] Europarl to press ahead quickly with swpat decisi
	  on, thanks to PSE

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> According to
> 	http://wwwdb.europarl.eu.int/oeil/oeil_ViewDNL.ProcedureView?lang=2&pro
> the plenary debate and with it probably the vote in the European
> Parliament about the proposed software patentability directive as amended
> by JURI
> 	http://swpat.ffii.org/news/03/juri0617/
> will take place in 10 days

According to


they chose June 30th as the day of plenary decision.

Hartmut Pilch, FFII & Eurolinux Alliance              tel. +49-89-18979927
Protecting Innovation against Patent Inflation	     http://swpat.ffii.org/
145,000 votes 400 firms against software patents     http://noepatents.org/

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