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Corruption and bullying
 Sock puppets
When an organisation invents a new persona to represent their interests, but with a different image, that's a sock puppet. Examples:
 Illegal access to politicians
 Bill Gates bullies Denmark
In February 2005, a few months before the European Parliament's second vote on the EU software patents directive, Bill Gates met with the Prime Minister of Denmark plus two government Ministers. At the meeting, Gates threatened to fire 800 Danish software developers: "I must have clarity on the rights issue. Otherwise I will move to the US, where I can protect my rights".
 Related pages on en.swpat.org
- Some SMEs like software patents myth (see Some_SMEs_like_software_patents_myth#A_fake_EU_SME_working_group_report A fake EU SME working group report)
- Fake representatives of free software
- IBM and MS deciding New Zealand legislation
- Pro-patent bias in courts
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