Subject: Re: patent trolls and X-licensors
From: simo <s@ssimo.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 08:34:55 -0400

On Mon, 2006-06-05 at 23:21 -0400, simo wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-06-05 at 23:07 -0400, simo wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 11:45 +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> > > >>>>> "simo" == simo  <s@ssimo.org> writes:
> > > 
> > >     simo> During the EU case I've seen a couple of empirical studies
> > >     simo> that shows the contrary,
> > > 
> > > If you post that one more time without publishing an URL I'm gonna
> > > scream.
> > 
> > No please, no need to scream, here it is:
> > http://swpat.ffii.org/papri/bessenhunt03/index.en.html
> 
> Ah and btw for links lovers there are lots at this place:
> http://pauillac.inria.fr/~lang/reperes/patents/
> 
> While anti software patents reasons (in Europe) can be found here:
> http://swpat.ffii.org/
> You may fins interesting the "Quotation on Software Patents" to have
> some views from different perspectives.
> This site focuses on Europe but the software patents approved in Europe
> are often the same files previously in the US, and the legal system are
> close enough for it to make sense to anyone.

Replying again to myself, people interested in Software Patents may like
this book from Florian Mueller, one of the activists that helped out win
the first battle against legalization of software patents in Europe.

http://www.no-lobbyists-as-such.com/florian-mueller-blog/ebook/

Simo.