[Fsfe-ie] BBC E-mail: Fight for the right to program

Mel McWeeney mmcweeney at oceanfree.net
Thu Jun 10 10:06:54 CEST 2004

Mel McWeeney saw this story on BBC News Online and thought you
should see it.

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FYI -I've been told that one of the bigwigs at the BBC IT Newsdesk is fairly much of our mindset.  This link is worth a visit, especially as (Being from the BBC) the average non-tech is gonna see it as more mainstream.

** Fight for the right to program **
It may not be a cool rallying cry, but technology analyst Bill Thompson wants to keep patents away from software.
< http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/1/hi/technology/3782771.stm >

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