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Re: [ossig] FYI: MSC Patent Series: Patent 101 19/10/2005



On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 20:21 +0800, jason chong wrote:
> I am really shaking my head here.
> 
> As far as I know, Microsoft works very closely with MDC and even
> channelled funds through them to encourage the local IT tech companies
> to go into business (provided they use Microsoft .NET products)
> 
> http://www.microsoft.com/malaysia/press/linkpage4282.asp
> http://www.mdc.com.my/today/nfeature.asp?nid=684
> 
> I won't be surprised they have a hand in this Patents issue. They're
> using it as a 1st step towards bringing in Software Patents to
> Malaysia.
> 
> It is going to be very hard to make the case against software patents
> with MDC and MS working hand in hand to promote this issue.

Why don't we go and see what is the agenda?

Ditesh


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