[Fsfe-ie] Pro-patents sites
jm at jmason.org
Thu Feb 3 18:40:34 CET 2005
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James Heald writes:
> Ian Clarke wrote:
> > I'm not sure about patents4innovation, but I suspect it is similar.
> P4I was set up by EICTA. Sun and Cisco have already taken their names
> off the site, as have some national ICT associations.
> The first draft of the site was largely written by Nokia's lead IP lobbyist.
... with the help of some license infringement:
Jokes about them being pro-patent because they can't comprehend the
terms of copyright-based licenses are welcome ;)
> The pro-swpat push in Brussels has been almost entirely led (in
> descending order of activity) by Nokia, Siemens, Ericsson, Philips and
> Alcatel, either in their own name, or working though these 'umbrella'
> front organisations.
> > Ian.
> > On 3 Feb 2005, at 10:06, Ryan Meade wrote:
> >> Apologies if you're already aware of these:
> >> http://www.patents4innovation.org/
> >> http://campaignforcreativity.org/camp4creativity/index.htm
> >> Pretty funny, if they weren't a bit scary. The Irish partners of the
> >> Patents4Innovation campaign are listed as "ICT Ireland", which is an
> >> IBEC subgroup: http://www.ictireland.ie/
> >> Ryan
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