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SOP signals end to software patents in NZ

Friday, 10 May 2013, 10:12 am | New Zealand Open Source Society

Commerce Minister Craig Foss' SOP237 - announced today - demonstrates the government's commitment to ending software patents in NZ. The membership of the NZOSS and the significant majority of software developers in New Zealand are gratified by the government's ... More >>

Software Patents: Thrown Under A Bus

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 2:56 pm | New Zealand Open Source Society

With the removal of the explicit software patent exclusion, and the addition of two tiny words, "as such", the Commerce Minister, Craig Foss, has more or less thrown kiwi software developers under a bus. More >>

NZOSS Wins Patent Opposition

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 5:18 pm | New Zealand Open Source Society

The NZOSS is pleased to announce that it's opposition to New Zealand patent application 536149, filed by Microsoft in relation to XML word processing documents has been successful. Yesterday we were informed by IPONZ that Microsoft has withdrawn their ... More >>

Open Source Awards Open for Nominations

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 9:15 am | New Zealand Open Source Society

Seven open source experts, chosen for their eminence in or championship of open source technology, will form the judging panel of the 2010 Open Source Awards, which will be announced at a gala ceremony in Wellington on Tuesday 9th November. More >>

New Zealand Open Source Awards 2010 now open

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 4:39 pm | New Zealand Open Source Society

The 2010 New Zealand Open Source Awards are now open for nominations at http://www.nzosa.org.nz/ . More >>

NZOSS Submission on ACTA

Wednesday, 7 April 2010, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Open Source Society

The New Zealand Open Source Society has made a submission on ACTA to the Ministry of Economic Development. The submission explores the relationship between legislation of the United States passed in 1998 called the DMCA with provisions in the Copyright ... More >>

Public Sector Remix Project Launch

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 10:19 am | New Zealand Open Source Society

The public sector in New Zealand is following other public agencies around the world in looking for ways to reduce the cost of desktop computing. More >>

New Zealand Open Source Society: STOP G2009

Thursday, 14 May 2009, 3:57 pm | New Zealand Open Source Society

The New Zealand Open Source Society (NZOSS) is calling for an immediate halt to the G2009 “All of Government” negotiations currently being completed with Microsoft. The Society will be seeking a complete review of the G2009 procurement process by ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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