I have moved my blog to a new address. Please update your bookmarks to:



Denmark to lead fight against software patents

Brez programskih patentov v Evropi!After a foolish decision by the EU Commission not to restart the writing of a better directive on software patents, it has again become an A-item on agenda for the Competition Council meeting on Monday. This means that the current defective directive would be accepted without discussion and the damage would finally be done.

Luckily, the Danish parliament has took a binding decision (can not be ignored) that the Danish government shall oppose the adoption of the current proposal as an A-item and shall request that the proposal be renegotiated (as a B-item) in the future. This will reopen the software patents discussion that should lead to the rewrite of the directive. It is expected that Sweden and Poland (which has prevented the adoption of current directive before).

Read more here:

Software patents directive has been approved :( This is an extremely sad day for democracy and soon we will all feel the damage that has been done today. Is there anything else we can do to change this situation?

Klaus, Germany
Post a Comment

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?