[free-software-melb] New Zealand drops pure software patents
matt.giuca at gmail.com
Fri May 10 00:36:11 EST 2013
Wow, good show. Gay marriage and software patents in one month.
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 6:42 PM, Alex Fraser <alex at phatcore.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> It seems that our New Zealand friends have had some success in they battle
> against software patents:
> Actually I thought they were already at this point, but I guess there was
> still some uncertaintly around it.
> The fact that software alone is now unpatentable in nz is great, but I
> still wonder about the details. Surely all software just makes the hardware
> it runs on perform its function better? It will be interesting to watch the
> first court cases.
> So New Zealand have beaten us once again!
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