Our petition aims to unify the voices of concerned Europeans, associations and companies, and calls on our politicians in Europe to stop patents on software with legislative clarifications.

European court decisions still accept in many cases the validity of the software patents granted by national patent offices and the European Patent Office (EPO) that is beyond democratic control. They not only continue to grant them, but also to lobby in favor of them.

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Created by akf 8 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 6 weeks ago
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lozz's picture


8 years 6 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago


Please sign

Please take a few seconds to sign this petition, even if you are not from the EU(use "other" for country).

My comment;

"Software patents are exclusively used by
international corporations to discourage innovative development by independent developers, particularly those involved in the Free Software Community."

akf's picture


8 years 6 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago


Europe only

I think this one should be for Europeans only.

There is another group preparing a worlwide petition...
But that is still only a draft!