Host ID: 223
In today's show we hear from the executive director of April, the main French association devoted to promoting and protecting Free Software.Become a Correspondent
In the next few days, the legal affairs (JURI) Committee of the European Parliament will discuss on the next actions regarding the project for a unitary patent. Behind what looks like a technical text lies a crucial issue: who decides on what is patentable and what is not.
As software patents are coming back in international news with the Apple/Samsung case, we need to ensure that such aberrations cannot happen in Europe. We calls for a general mobilisation to contact all MEPs, so that the European Parliament finally tackles the issue of the software patentability.
April has put into place a few campaigning tools to inform and to raise MEPs' awareness. Everything is available on :