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Open Source Enthusiast To Advise Conservatives

http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk

Tom Steinberg, co-founder of mySociety, the site behind online tools such as TheyWorkForYou.com has agreed to help the Conservative party

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Microsoft antitrust case: FSFE offers analysis to European Commission

http://fsfe.org

The Free Software Foundation Europe has analysed the most important elements that a settlement should contain to allow real competition in the European software market. It has summarised those key points in a letter sent to Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes.

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Government-Microsoft Scandal in Australia is Exposed; BECTA Pays Lip Service

http://boycottnovell.com

The arrangement between the Australian Government and Microsoft is revealed and the already-exposed BECTA does "damage control"

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Maintaining status quo is lesser evil

http://www.rsf.org

"Reporters Without Borders prefers a continuation of the status quo in international Internet governance rather than the creation of an inter-governmental system to replace the existing oversight by ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), a California-based non-profit..."

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"Ask your candidates" / Now I ask you

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Because of the German federal elections in 2009, FSFE called on all German Free Software supporters to ask the parties’ candidates about their positions on Free Software and Open Standards. FSFE set up a page about the German Bundestagswahl to help asking questions, and to collecting answers.

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UK government open source guidelines ignored, says Ingres

http://www.zdnetasia.com

The public sector is ignoring government guidelines on procuring open-source software, according to open source database company Ingres. At a roundtable event on Thursday, Ingres worldwide operations chief Steve Shine praised the guidelines--issued in February--but said they were being ignored because there is nobody in place to enforce them.

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Tor partially blocked in China

https://blog.torproject.org

"On September 25, 2009, the Great Firewall of China blocked the public list of relays and directory authorities by simple IP address blocks. Currently, about 80% of the public relays are blocked by IP address and TCP port combination. Tor users are still connecting to the network through bridges.

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Rein In Government Spying

http://www.eff.org

"...The JUSTICE Act would also repeal the immunity for telecom giants that illegally asssisted in the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping porgram. This would restore the rule of law and allow EFF’s suit against AT&T to continue so that the courts can do their job and rule on the legality of the surveillance..."

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Sign petition for open Internet in Europe

http://www.euopeninternet.eu

This petition is up for signature in light of the decisions affecting the open Internet being taken at European level, and in reaction to the statement made in the USA on 21 September by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.

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Government schools of kerala to have special assemblies to celebrate SFD

http://www.hindu.com

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A special talk by the founder of the free software movement, Richard Stallman, will lead the list of special programmes put together by the IT@School on the VICTERS channel on the occasion of the Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 19.

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We Must Protect Net Neutrality in Europe! - Open letter to the European Parliament

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"Paris, September 16th 2009 - We Must Protect Net Neutrality1 in Europe! Organizations from all around Europe share their concern of seeing Net Neutrality being sacrificed during the conciliation procedure of the directives of the EU Telecoms Package.

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‘European’ Software Strategy Published, Written by Lobbyists and Multinationals

http://boycottnovell.com

Truths one should know about the European. Commission's Software Strategy document.

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Anonymous Declares War on Australia

http://www.wired.com

Do you feel that the time for direct action is back ?

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Icelandic Ministry of Education supports free software

http://www.fsfi.is

In a press release from the Icelandic Ministry of Education the ministry explains it is working with the free software community to put free software into Icelandic schools. Two main reasons are given. Firstly, the Ministry’s agenda is to increase knowledge and competence among students in IT related subjects (using free software). Secondly, the ministry wants to cut costs.

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Help prevent the introduction of Internet filtering in Australia

http://www.getup.org.au

The Australian Federal Government is planning to force all Australian servers to filter internet traffic and block any material the Government deems ‘inappropriate’. Under the plan, the Government can add any ‘unwanted’ site to a secret blacklist. Please sign the petition below...

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