May 27, 2004

Free software guru speaks on patents

Speaking in London last week, Richard Stallman, founder of GNU, argued passionately against the legalisation of what he calls "software idea patents".
The core of Stallman's argument is that if companies are allowed to patent software ideas, big business will ride roughshod over the smaller players,
and the free software movement will be effectively strangled.

Link: theregister.co.uk

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