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In this way you can support this campaign against software patents:

  • Participatig in the votes: Until October 2006 you give your votes in the coming elections of the "software patents of the month" and you take part in the final online-voting, in which you can elect the patent that should receive the nosoftwarepatents-award 2006. A friendly reminder about the online-votings you can get here.
  • Recommendations, hyperlinks, banner: You can tell your collegues and friends about the campaign. If you want to put a link on your website you can use banners which you can download here:

    Static banner (480x60):

    You can add the static banner to your website by means of the following HTML-fragment:
    <a href="http://www.nosoftwarepatents-award.com"><img src="http://www.nosoftwarepatents-award.com/banner/banner001.png" alt="nosoftwarepatents-award.com" title="nosoftwarepatents-award.com" width="468" height="60" border="0" /></a>

    Animated banner (480x60):

    By means of the following HTML-fragment you can add the animated banner to your website:
    <a href="http://www.nosoftwarepatents-award.com"><img src="http://www.nosoftwarepatents-award.com/banner/banner002.gif" alt="nosoftwarepatents-award.com" title="nosoftwarepatents-award.com" width="468" height="60" border="0" /></a>

    If you use one of our banners, we would be glad to receive a short notice via e-mail, including your name and the address of the web site on which you are going to put a link.
  • Comments: You have the further possibility to publish here your comments about the campaign in general or about particular patents presented or about software patents in general. Please send us an e-mail . We are looking forward to all comments. On request, we publish them anonymously. In this case me must know who contributed the text. Contributions featuring the the author's name may include the name of the author's company and/or the web-address.
  • Sponsoring/campaign partners: Would you like to sponsor the campaign? Please contact us.
  • Ideas: You have ideas ideas different to those presented here about how to support the campaign? Please send us an e-mail, we are going to get in touch with you.