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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Good one NZ.
by lemur2 on Fri 10th May 2013 01:53 UTC
lemur2
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Once again the NZ government has shown some actual common sense. I would have said "unbelievable", but it really isn't, because this is not the first time something similar has happened in NZ. Kudos.

Now if you could just talk some of your sense into your neighbouring government, Australia, I for one would be tremendously grateful.

Edited 2013-05-10 01:53 UTC

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