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EU software patent directive rejected!

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Also The Register at http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/07/06/eu_bins_swpat/. Love that url.

 

648 against, 14 for, 18 abstain.

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Also here http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/modules.php?o...=article&sid=56

 

when i 1st started reading it I assumed I would have been passed!

 

Horray for a bit of common sense!! (at least Europe holds on to a bit of sanity - shame about the US)

 

(microsoft obviously didn't give them enough backhanders!!)

 

:headbang::headbang::headbang:

 

 

[edited by spinynorman to remove off-topic political comment]

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:P :cheeky::drum::thanks::thumbs::drum::jester:

 

NOW I CAN GO ON HOLLIDAY WITH A LIGHT HEART !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

:banana::banana:

 

 

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Just mad with happiness!!!!!!!!!

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Full voting record at: http://www2.europarl.eu.int/omk/sipade2?PU...N&LEVEL=2&NAV=X

 

Pages 4 and 5.

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This is good news indeed. I was almost convinced that it would be passed, for once I am happy to be proven wrong!

 

Congratulations to everyone in the region who made their voices heard on the issue.

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