Lobbyists Call For UK Software Patents
After reporting positively on the UK government's review of intellectual property laws and its recommendation not to extend patent protection to most software, it seemed only fair that we also point to this article from ZDNetUK.
In it, they report on an event held to discuss the review and highlight the position taken by the SME Innovation Alliance. It's fair to say that the Alliance didn't receive the report positively, instead arguing that "we don't have a software industry because the UK Intellectual Property Office is out of line with the rest of Europe" [where software patents are far easier to obtain].
Read the full article if you're interested in seeing what the other side's arguments are.