Life post-PRISM: Politics and Power Struggles

Glass_PRISM

Following the disclosures about details on how the United States and other countries are monitoring the world there has been a global discussion about this subject that’s been long overdue. In previous articles I tried to put together what actually has been proven thus far, what that means for society, and what are the implications [...]

FSFE written intervention to WIPO CDIP/3 on ICT and the Digital Divide

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FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)

STATEMENT TO THE 3rd SESSION OF THE

COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (CDIP/3)

ON DOCUMENT CDIP/3/4 ANNEX III

(Geneva, 27 April – 1 May 2009)

With [...]

Oral intervention by FSFE to CDIP/3

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FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)

STATEMENT TO THE 3rd SESSION OF THE

COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (CDIP/3)

(Geneva, 27 April – 1 May 2009)

Mr Chairman,

On behalf [...]

FSFE’s written submission to WIPO CDIP/3

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FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)

STATEMENT TO THE 3rd SESSION OF THE

COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (CDIP/3)

(Geneva, 27 April – 1 May 2009)

Mr Chairman,

On behalf of [...]

The case for a World Innovation Policy Organisation

Good innovation policy requires understanding of the regulatory impact of each policy instrument individually, as well as knowledge about the interaction of different instruments. It is therefore necessary to look at the whole spectrum available within each instrument, as well as be aware of how other instruments may be empowered or invalidated through [...]

Considerations on Innovation and Competition Policy

[PDF version,  paper providing input to the workshop "Technical Regulation of the Internet : From Standardization to Behavorial and Societal Norms" ]

– by Georg C. F. Greve

Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE)

Innovation is the process of applying new ideas for the [...]

WIPO SCP/13 – some conclusions

A very productive week of plenary discussions which culminated in Friday’s difficult informal consultations behind closed doors at the SCP/13 demonstrated that WIPO has already come a long way, but a lot remains to be done. In many ways, this 13th session of WIPO’s Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) marked [...]

FSFE statement at WIPO SCP/13 re/ future work

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STATEMENT BY THE

FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)

TO THE 13th SESSION OF THE

STANDING COMMITTEE ON THE LAW OF PATENTS (SCP)

ON FUTURE WORK

(Geneva, 23-27 March 2009)

FSFE statement at WIPO SCP/13 re/ patents and standardisation

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STATEMENT BY THE

FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)

TO THE 13th SESSION OF THE

STANDING COMMITTEE ON THE LAW OF PATENTS (SCP)

(Geneva, 23-27 March 2009)

Mr Chairman,

FSFE statement at WIPO SCP/13 re/exceptions and limitations

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STATEMENT BY THE

FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION EUROPE (FSFE)

TO THE 13th SESSION OF THE

STANDING COMMITTEE ON THE LAW OF PATENTS (SCP)

(Geneva, 23-27 March 2009)

Mr Chairman,

FSFE joins other [...]