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Ciaran O'Riordan: End Software Patents

(There is now a transcript and ogg audio online)

Notes from a talk given at FSF's LibrePlanet event in Boston, March 21st 2009. This talk describes the work of the recently launched Phase II of EndSoftwarePatents.

1. Who am I (transcript)

2. We're actually winning (transcript)

3. Software patents and free software (transcript)

4. Why legal? (transcript)

5. Why only focus on software (transcript)

6. What ESP is doing (transcript)

7. How is anything globally useful (transcript)

8. How lobbying is done (transcript)

9. Arguments (transcript)

(I had to mostly skip this for lack of time.)

10. Conclusion (transcript)