[Herts] Software patents petition

Steve Clark steve at bagofspoons.net
Wed Jan 3 13:27:20 GMT 2007

David Precious wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Steve Clark wrote:
>> Yet another to sign
>> http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/softwarepatents/
>> Over 200 signatories so far. We can live in hope.
> I don't for one second really believe that our government will actually
> care what the people think, but it doesn't hurt to sign it.

In our wonderful democracy we at least have the chance to express an
opinion. Politicians rely on us to keep them in power so, if enough
people shout, they should be listening. The problem is that the other
main party is not much different. Voter apathy doesn't help.

>   The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was
>   unable to complete your request.

Perhaps a flood of Linux users has brought it down. I won't take the
credit. I found out from Jono Bacon's blog.


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