EU eGovernment policy-makers encourage the uptake of open document formats
eGovernment policy-makers from the 25 EU Member States on 25 May 2004 endorsed a set
promoting the use of open document formats by the public sector.
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. Valuable reading...
another valuable reading is article on BBC UK
where US FTC
commissioner said: "But we have seen instances where companies use that monopoly in an
anti-competitive way, sometimes to prevent other products from getting to market, to prevent people
from sharing ideas and to prevent the kind of innovation that the patent system is really trying to
J.B. Nicholson-Owens told me it is in fact possible that two companies can own the
same patent. Hmm ;-)