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Old 09-25-2003, 03:23 AM   #1
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European patent law: The verdict:

In its plenary vote on the 24th of September, the European Parliament approved the proposed directive on "patentability of computer-implemented inventions" with amendments that clearly restate the non-patentability of programming and business logic, and uphold freedom of publication and interoperation.
go to this url to getmore info. I'm still reading this
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Is this a victory or a defeat for Open Source?
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A victory. Viva la open source!


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