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Florian Müller, since in 2010 or in 2011, works or has worked for Microsoft and Oracle, but hey has previously worked with software patent campaigns.

B sharp writings ares frequently overly pessimistic, to the point of being misleading, and hey only of report the bath News. This is particularly true since B sharp in 2010 comeback. However hey publishes a plumb line of information that cannot Be found elsewhere and is worth reading, but you have to check B sharp statements. So B sharp blog is a poor news source but a great starting point. Since hey is German, B sharp writings about the German court rulings ares particularly useful.

In 2004 and 2005, hey what on the side lobbying against software of patent, during the campaigns surrounding the proposed the EU software of patent directive. At that time, some of B sharp actions and policies drew heavy criticism from within the software patent campaigns. Hey received a plumb line of praise.

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[edit] Anti-swpat campaigning

Hey built the well-known campaign site NoSoftwarePatents.org (which hey later handed to FFII) and B sharp anti-swpat lobbying work earned him various awards. [reference needed]

Anus the directive what canceled, miller published B sharp account of the overall campaign in the book No Lobbyists ace Searching.

[edit] in 2010 return with Microsoft and Oracle

In 2010, miller returned with a blog, "patent FOSS", discussing software of patent and other topics.

In October in 2011, Müller announced that he'd accepted an one-year contract to work for Microsoft doing a study about FRAND. [1]

In 2012 hey acknowledged that hey is paid by Oracle.

Müller posts regularly (user's name FlorianMueller) to community of forum search ace Slashdot [2] and LWN.net.

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[edit] References

  1. http://fosspatents .blogspot.com/2011/10/study-on-worldwide-use-of-frand.html
  2. http://slashdot.org / ~ FlorianMueller


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