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Ciarán O'Riordan is Executive Director of End Software Patents (disclosure: and main author of this wiki page).

O'Riordan has been giving presentations about, and campaigning against, software patents since early 2003,[1][2] and was a founder of Irish Free Software Organisation in late 2003.

From April 2005[3] to December 2008[4] he worked as Brussels Representative for FSFE,[5] working on campaigns against software patents, among other topics.

Since February 2009, he is Executive Director of End Software Patents.

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  1. AFFS AGM closing presentation: Software patents in Europe, May 17th 2003
  2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-patentpolicy-comment/2003Mar/0014.html
  3. http://mailman.fsfeurope.org/pipermail/press-release/2005q2/000103.html
  4. http://blogs.fsfe.org/ciaran/?p=172
  5. http://mail.fsfeurope.org/pipermail/press-release/2005q3/000110.html

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