Thu Apr 10 16:58:53 CEST 2008
``Many panelists and participants expressed the view that software and
Internet patents are impeding innovation. They stated that such patents
are impairing follow-on incentives, increasing entry barriers, creating
uncertainty that harms incentives to invest in innovation, and producing
The conclusion listed no redeeming qualities for software patents.
> > Last September, we were pleased that Ireland's MEPS, along with the maj=
(and fixed "Europes" -> "Europe's", thanks malcolm)
> Also, would it be worth pointing out that the draft for discussion got
> rid of many of the safeguards created by the EP amendments?
I'm not familiar enough with the draft for discussion - but I do know the
parliaments version is good, so I just asked them to go back to that.
I'm getting ready to send. Any final comments should cc me as there is some
kind of delay in the fsfe-ie mails.
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