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- <title>Software patents -- a danger to democracy</title>
- Open letter to Mr Borrell Fontelles, President of the European Parliament.
- On July 6th, European Parliament will have to decide on the "Software
- Patents" directive. By relying on undefined terms and ineffective
- limits, the text that the Council has handed to the Parliament would
- allow patents on software standards, business methods, and website