New Zealand is set to become one of the first countries to make software unpatentable after its Minister for Justice, Hon Simon Power, announced modifications to the Patents Bill."My decision follows a meeting with the chair of the Commerce Committee where it was agreed that a further amendment to the bill is neither necessary nor desirable", Power said, despite calls by pro-patent groups to alter things so that their software patents still hold sway.

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7 years 6 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago


Three cheers for the Kiwis

Land of software sanity and lots of rain!