Software patents in Europe

My Observer rant on this subject is here. I’ve suggested that people find out who their MEPs are and email them on the issue. I’ve also provided a suggested draft text in the hope that it will make it easier for readers to lobby.

More: Bill Thompson, who has written persuasively about software patents before, suggests using Write to Them, a lovely web service created by Tom Steinberg. All you need is to enter your postcode and the names of your public representatives are revealed.