[pp.int.general] software patents
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Sat Dec 19 02:02:25 CET 2009
Is it? What defines a Pirate Party? We can only speculate, because we
actually don't have a common document signed by all Pirate Parties defining
what is that all Pirate Parties have in common.
In fact, once upon a time many Pirate Parties tried to create such a
document, but the idea was finally dismissed (mostly because the pressure of
the Swedish Pirate Party).
On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Samir Allioui <
samir.allioui at pp-international.net> wrote:
> Well, it is one of the 3 ingredients that makes a pirate party an pirate
> If this one is not excluded, you're nothing but a party who is (ab)using a
> strong brand.
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Boris Turovskiy <tourovski at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On 17.12.2009 22:15, Reinier Bakels wrote:
>> Many pirates have a background in IT, and many were involved in the
>> political debate about software patents when the European directive for
>> "computer-implemented inventions" was on the table - from 2002 when it was
>> proposed by the Council, until 2005 when it was rejected by the European
>> Recently I noted that there is some confusion on the priorities in the
>> field of patents in 2010. Some people still believe that software patents
>> are something very special that deserves special attention - and
>> Those "some people" happen to include most of the official Pirate Parties'
>> representatives, as expressed in the respective party programs.
>> In other words, I would propose that PP takes a critical stance on patents
>> in *all* fields, not specifically in software!
>> That is definitely not a proposition that should be thrown around
>> leightweightedly in something like a mailing list:)
>> Best regards,
>> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
>> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
> Pirate Parties International - General Talk
> pp.international.general at lists.pirateweb.net
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