EC votes for software patents, re-opens can of worms

EC votes for software patents, re-opens can of worms

The European Council has approved a controversial draft directive which will open the way for the patenting of software in...

May 20th, 2004 Matthew Broersma

E.U. debate to take up P-to-P filesharing

E.U. debate to take up P-to-P filesharing

Sharing music over the Internet could become a criminal offense if some members of the European Parliament get their way...

February 5th, 2004 Paul Meller

Critics blast E.U. anti-piracy proposal

Critics blast E.U. anti-piracy proposal

In an effort to stamp out digital counterfeiting and piracy of products like music and movies, European lawmakers are criminalizing...

October 23rd, 2003 Paul Meller

UPDATE: European Parliament agrees on software patents

UPDATE: European Parliament agrees on software patents

The European Parliament voted in favour of a law that goes some way toward limiting the scope for patents on...

September 29th, 2003 Paul Meller

European Parliament agrees on software patents

European Parliament agrees on software patents

The European Parliament voted in favour of a law that goes some way toward limiting the scope for patents on...

September 24th, 2003 Paul Meller

European Parliament gives support to .eu domain

European Parliament gives support to .eu domain

The European Parliament adopted a draft law Thursday, designed to introduce a .eu top-level domain for the European Union.The political...

March 3rd, 2002 Paul Meller