Archive for January 10, 2005

Software patents: EU Commission called upon to start legislation from scratch

Good news for real this time:
“61 EU members of parliament from 13 countries lead by the Polish ex-prime minister Jerzy Buzek are demanding that the legislative process on the controversial directive on the patentability of “computer-implemented inventions” begin again from scratch.”

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The Salvador Option

Well, good news. The yanks are pulling up their socks and getting back into the banana republic game. Central American style death squads, now with a twist of Arabic! Please note the Newsweek byline. This article is appearing in a well respected news journal. Actually it’s a “web exclusive” but close.

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Colombia rejects ‘kidnap’ charge

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