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From: Dora Scilipoti
Subject: www/philosophy software-patents.html
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:02:12 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Dora Scilipoti <dora>   12/10/04 21:02:12

Modified files:
        philosophy     : software-patents.html 

Log message:
        Fix links (RT #774159).


Index: software-patents.html
RCS file: /web/www/www/philosophy/software-patents.html,v
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--- software-patents.html       1 Oct 2012 17:40:18 -0000       1.13
+++ software-patents.html       4 Oct 2012 21:02:11 -0000       1.14
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@
 There is another reason&mdash;the patent system is a lot like a
 lottery because only a tiny fraction of patents actually bring any
 benefit to those who hold the patents.  In fact,
+&lsquo;<a href="http://www.economist.com/node/21526370";>
 The Economist</a>&rsquo; once compared it to a time consuming lottery.
 If you have seen ads for lotteries, they always invite you to think
 about winning.  They don't invite you to think about losing, even
@@ -1071,7 +1071,7 @@
 <!-- <a href="http://www.european-patent-office.org/legal/epc/";> -->
 Munich treaty that established the <a href="http://www.epo.org/";>
 European Patent Office</a>.  It has a
-<a href="http://www.epo.org/patents/law/legal-texts/html/epc/1973/e/ar52.html";>
 clause saying that software is not patentable</a>.  The push was to
 amend that to start allowing software patents.  But the community took
 notice of this.  It was actually free software developers and free
@@ -1146,7 +1146,7 @@
 issue which really has nothing to do with software patents except that
 it is being handled by the same people.  It is a question of
 interpreting the recent EU copyright directive, a horrible law like
-the <a href="http://www.eff.org/IP/DMCA/";>Digital Millennium Copyright
+the <a href="http://www.eff.org/issues/dmca";>Digital Millennium Copyright
 Act in the US</a>.  But there is some latitude for countries to decide
 how to implement it.  The UK is proposing the most draconian possible
 way of implementing this directive. You could greatly reduce the harm
@@ -1257,7 +1257,7 @@
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-$Date: 2012/10/01 17:40:18 $
+$Date: 2012/10/04 21:02:11 $
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