You need to know some details about calamitous and aberrant software patents:
- You can read some dedicated web pages in particular these ones :
- FFII twitter
- FFII press releases
- FFII planet
- FFII calendar
- Fighting Software Patents - Singly and Together - by Richard Stallman
- Stop Software Patents petition
- Document Freedom Day (DFD) is a global day for document liberation. It will be a day of grassroots effort to educate the public about the importance of Open Document Formats and Open Standards in general.
- Petition demands effective ban of software patents in Europe
- National Chapters
- A short Introduction
- Why software patents are trivial
- A bunch of key Campaigns
- The FFII newsletter
- The FFII web shop
- How to help
- Join the FFII today
- You can subscribe to some (at least two or three) mailing lists dedicated to software patents issues
- How to Get in Touch
- You can browse dedicated FFII sites such as :
- Data Retention Directive is NO Solution
- European Software Market Association
- Campaign Site for Ethical Patents
- European Patent Conference
- Say NO to Microsoft Office broken standard
- Kayak battle in Strasbourg & "FFII Kayak Award"
- News for the Digital Majority
- The Digital Standards Organisation
- Economic Majority
- No Software Patents
- You can use Google Alerts to be aware about software patents trends.
- But never forget these evidences :
The European Patent Office finances itself with fees from the patents which it grants
People who write software (the right holder) are known as "authors" not "Inventors"
- If you want to learn more, become a member of FFII is certainly a very good idea member application
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Compatibility is achieved when products can work together
Interoperability is achieved when one knows why and how products can work together
- InterOp Working Group AFUL 2007