June 5, 2003
Problems with software patents
Antipatents writes "There is a nice piece over at Greplaw on why Software Patents Stink. The author, Mikael Pawlo, states that the IT industry need to enter into the debate. Apparently, Europe is about to repeat the mistakes already made by the US. He also links an excellent paper on the (lack) of economics in software patents by Bessen and Hunt (PDF)."