[Fsfe-ie] Handful of swpat articles. This is heating up again...

Ciarán O'Riordan ciaran at member.fsf.org
Fri Aug 26 11:34:29 CEST 2011

"Patent war pending", by Adam MAGUIRE

I only skimmed it quickly, but it seems mostly ok.  I got the impression he
attributes the problems to the "loose patent-approval process".  That's a
conception we have to fix.  A quality problem exists, but it's not *the*
problem.  Software ideas simply shouldn't be patentable.

He mentions NPR's "When Patents Attack" article from a month ago:

It's a really great read.  The result of a year of chasing down Intellectual

The Economist also had something recently:

I put together something of my own, just out of necessity:

And Stallman published this in The Guardian last week:

Ciarán O'Riordan, +32 485 118 029 (<-NEW), http://ciaran.compsoc.com

Please help build the software patents wiki: http://en.swpat.org


Donate: http://endsoftwarepatents.org/donate
List: http://campaigns.fsf.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/esp-action-alert

More information about the FSFE-IE mailing list