Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th May 2013 16:26 UTC
Legal New Zealand leads the way. "The government has announced a change to planned new patent rules today which has put an end to fears that computer software might be covered by new patent protection." Also, here's the evidence that nobody (except lawyers, (un)paid company lackies, and corporate managers) wants software patents: "Matthews said a recent poll of more than 1000 Kiwi IT professionals found 94 per cent wanted to see software patents gone." Let that sink in for a while: 94%.
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RE[2]: New Zealand, Here I Come
by phoenix on Thu 9th May 2013 23:00 UTC in reply to "RE: New Zealand, Here I Come"
phoenix
Member since:
2005-07-11

Know nothing about the citizens though and would miss my friends and members of family, as also my favorite sport (football, the real one, initial, true UK sense).


They have the Maori. What more do you need? And rugby is so much more violent and enjoyable to watch than soccer. ;)

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Adurbe Member since:
2005-07-06

After watching a game or two of rugby you simply cant watch football for a month without shouting at the TV!

How can a rugby player get up and be fine after being crushed by a 150kg player in a tackle yet a footballer roll around for 5 mins because someone pulled his shirt...

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RE[4]: New Zealand, Here I Come
by zima on Thu 16th May 2013 18:14 in reply to "RE[3]: New Zealand, Here I Come"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Contact in football can be very painful, remember they're running fast and essentially almost kicking each other. If not for rules, there would be lots of broken legs.

http://www.kyon.pl/img/5708.html

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