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2009-Apr-30

IFSO has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the European Patent Office regarding its referral on interpretting the exclusion of software from patentability. (See: all briefs, and IFSO's brief)

2008-Oct-21

IFSO meeting will now be held in the Long Stone pub on Townsend Street (Third Tuesday of every month at 8pm)

2008-Sept-20

The IFSO Agm was held following the Software Freedom Day celebrations; details can be found in the archives of the IFSO mailing list

2007-July-11

IFSO writes to NSAI again regarding flaws in the proposed OOXML standard. Our letter can be read here.

2007-April-20

IFSO writes to MEPs about ambiguities in IPRED2 (the "criminalisation" directive). Our letter can be read here.

2007-February-27

The IFSO AGM will be held in the ICS rooms on Mount Street Crescent at 15:30 on Saturday March 3. Following the conclusion of business we will make an orderly withdrawal to a nearby public house. Thanks are due to the Irish Computer Society for the use of their rooms.

2007-February-08

The application to fast-track the OOXML standard has been rejected. More information at the FSFE-IE list.

2007-February-01

IFSO have written to the NSAI asking them to oppose Microsoft's request for a fast-track ISO approval of thei OOXML file format. Our letter can be read online.

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