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Re: The importance of the public domain, software patents et alia

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  • Subject: Re: The importance of the public domain, software patents et alia
  • From: Howard Flack <Howard.Flack@cryst.unige.ch>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 16:07:30 +0100 (BST)

> If you have read this far, thank you.

 Very interesting comments in your mail.

> So I simply raise the question here of whether the Union would benefit
> from the establishment at this time of a legal/rights committee, and
> invite comment from the addressees.
 I'll give this much more thought. Who is the person in the IUCr with
the most experience in legal matters. Is it execsec? 
 Certainly ICSTI was as badly organized as CODATA in making
representatiions concerning the EU directive on copyright. If I remember
correctly the current ICSU President become concerned.

Howard Flack        http://www.unige.ch/crystal/ahdf/Howard.Flack.html

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