No Software Patents: Linus Torvalds, Michael Widenius and Rasmus Lerdorf Appeal to the EU Council

Linus Torvalds, Michael Widenius and Rasmus Lerdorf have started www.NoSoftwarePatents.com. While Europe and the EU are the particular focus now, it's an issue everyone should be concerned with. The patent system is one that could have helped protect small companies in theory, but in reality it's turned into a system that is abused by large companies and stifles innovation. You can visit this page to brush up on the basis of the issue.
–jeremy

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