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Richard Stallmans makes a stand at the World Computing Congress against software patents
Protesters have gate-crashed the World Computing Congress with two individuals handing out leaflets and parading banners during the plenary What are the "big" issues in IP in relation to computing technology?, from Ralf Abbing of the Netherlands.
Richard Stallman, couldn't wait for his own keynote presentation at the World Computer Congress in Brisbane. Our apologies for the photo, but the free software activist is pictured here taking his own stand against software patents. Stallman has long been an opponent of software patents, which he says holds back the in industry.
Read [[artnid:356590|an interview with Stallman|Q&A with Richard Stallman]].