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Help stop infection of Europe with failed US software patent law

[Below copied from the “No EU Patents” page. Formatting modified, since I’m not sure how to replace my index page on]

STOP Software Patents!

We are asking our representatives in the European Parliament to
save Europe from software patents by following the
Buzek-Rocard-Duff amendments.

The Software Patents Directive, as approved by the European
Council of Ministers, would legalise US-style Software
in the European Union.

How you can help

If that happens, software developers will no longer own what they write and can be sued for selling or distributing their own software.
This would not only endanger your job, but the entire
European software sector.

On Wed the 6th of July, the European Parliament will have the last
chance to prevent this. To do so, 367 of the 732 members must be present and
vote for the right amendments.