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- <news date="2005-04-05">
- <title>Software patents putting International Financial Report Standards (IFRS) in danger</title>
- Open Letter to staunchly pro-software patent European Information & Communications Technology Industry
- Association: "We would like to inform you how
- software patents pose a threat to the International Financial Reporting Standards
- (IFRS), as all the ideas used in these standards will be implemented
- in software and would therefore be patentable."