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Re: [Fsfe-uk] Munich, swpat and Linux - possible in UK

From: Brian Gough
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] Munich, swpat and Linux - possible in UK
Date: 05 Aug 2004 11:39:10 +0100

Tom Chance <address@hidden> writes:
> After the recent news about the Green Party stirring the city of Munich into 
> anti-software patent action [1], it made me think: would this be remotely 
> possible in the UK? Are there any Government-related projects that use Linux 
> in a significant way, that we could use the exact same material on? (i.e. the 
> report by the insurance company, and the report by the Green Party)


  Free Software Foundation Europe - Essen, Aug 5th 2004

  In reaction to the decision by the City of Munich to re-evaluate its
  migration plans to Free Software, the Free Software Foundation Europe
  points out that software patents are equally a significant problem for
  both Free Software and proprietary software alike.

Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd,
Publishing Free Software Manuals --- http://www.network-theory.co.uk/

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