Benjamin Henrion

Benjamin is the President of the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) in Brussels. He has been fighting software patents since 1999, from the beginning of the European debate eight years ago. He has launched several campaigns on the internet, such as the August 2003 and June 2005 web-demonstrations against software patents, the PublicGeoData campaign for a public policy of state collected geographic data at the European level, and now the campaign against Microsoft's Office standardization at ISO. His interests lie in computer science, politics, and mountain biking.