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Welcome to ESP Wiki

Our goal is to document the case against software patents worldwide. ESP Wiki is hosted by End Software Patents, but it can be used by anyone and any organisation.

Overview pages

What it's all about

- Why swpats are bad - Arguments - Patent myths - Context and introductions

Our goal

- Partial steps toward our goal - Steps that don't bring us closer to our goal but might give some temporary protection

Campaigning notes

- Organising a campaign - Making leaflets - Risks of supporting partial solutions

Specific domains

- micro-blogging patents - audio-video patents - XML patents - Webpage and web service patents

More topic areas

- Organisations - International agreements - Specific patents and infringement suits - Papers, studies, books, statements

Countries and regions

ArgentinaAustraliaBelgiumBrazilCanadaChileChina, People's Republic ofCubaEuropeFranceGermanyIndiaIrelandJapanMalaysiaMexicoNew ZealandPhilippinesSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSwitzerlandUSAUnited KingdomUruguayVenezuela

Helping out

- Links to be processed - Ideas for info to gather - Please help find these documents - Talk:Discuss this wiki - There's a sandbox page for test edits

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