[linux-elitists] [silk] a copy of windows costs $42725 in india (fwd from rishab@dxm.org)

Peter Clay pete@flatline.org.uk
Tue Dec 9 11:32:58 PST 2003


On Sun, 7 Dec 2003, Eugen Leitl wrote:

> There are no software patents in the EU,

While you cannot patent software per se, there are plenty of companies
that have recieved patents on algorithm-implemented-in-recordable-media in
the EU; these are effectively software patents. The company I work for has
some.

Pete
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