Vote Against Software Patents

The European Union is currently running an internet poll for the "European of the Year". The folks at No Software Patents give you a suggestion how to vote if you're caring about (or actually against) Software patents. Florian Mueller (who is leading the effort) is one of the candidates, and a strong vote for him might elevate the issue of software patents to the level of awareness that other major political topics enjoy.

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I saw that you have a page that discusses patent-related resources at http://derickrethans.nl/vote_against_software_patents.php. I wanted to suggest adding www.freepatentsonline.com to the page. This web site has free PDF downloading (instead of having to page through TIFFs like at the US PTO). It is by far the best free patent searching site.

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