Free Software contributors threatened as individuals with patents?
mirko.mb.boehm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 11:10:20 UTC 2017
>From what I know, this rarely happens, if at all.
On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 11:29 AM Matthias Kirschner <mk at fsfe.org> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I recently had a discussion which made me wonder: does anyone of you
> know someone who was directly threatened with software patents; either
> someone in the function as a volunteer contributor to Free Software, or
> self-employed? To clarify: it is not about companies being threatened
> with patents, but about threats to individual contributors.
> If so, would you be able to ask them to get in contact with me? I will
> of course handle all of that confidential. Currently I am mainly
> interested how often that happens and in which areas.
> Thank you,
> Matthias Kirschner - President - Free Software Foundation Europe
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