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Republicans Turn to Open Source Asterisk

http://www.voipplanet.com

Open source software is being used today by all types of companies and organizations - even the Republican Party is an adopter.

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Created by vjknair 4 years 35 weeks ago
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New Zealand’s Software Industry Under Attack by the ‘Patent Leeches’

http://boycottnovell.com

Leeches in suits are trying to block a policy that would enable Free software developers to build the country's infrastructure in peace

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Created by komrad 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Red Star OS spotted in North Korea

http://www.theinquirer.net

SOME DETAILS about North Korea's much rumoured Red Star operating system are slowly starting to emerge.

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Italian Court OKs Preference for Open Source

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

Here's a big win for open source: the Italian Constitutional Court has approved a law in Piedmont giving preference to open source, ruling that it is not anti-competitive...

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Created by lando 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Open letter for Romanian Ministry of Communications and IT

http://ur1.ca

Open letter to Minister of Communications and Information, An initiative group to support the seven principles to achieve an open eRomania (500 million euro project)

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Created by mariuz 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Articles of regional law about Free Software violate Italian Constitution

http://stop.zona-m.net

The Italian Constitutional Court just published its decision: two articles of a 2009 Italian regional law that promotes Free Software and open digital standards violate the Italian Constitution. It will be VERY interesting now to find how many other local laws (both in Italy and in OTHER countries) have similar problems...

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Created by muffinman 4 years 37 weeks ago
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BLOSSOMS: Jordan Chooses Open Education for High Schools

http://jordanopensource.org

Jordanian Minister of Education, Ibrahim Badran, announced Jordan's intention to start BLOSSOMS II in ten selected high schools of the kingdom. BLOSSOMS (Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies) is an Open-education initiative started by MIT in partnership with Jordan and Pakistan.

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Created by Ubuntu87 4 years 38 weeks ago
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Conroy's internet censorship agenda slammed by tech giants

http://www.smh.com.au

Australia's biggest technology companies, communications academics and many lobby groups have delivered a withering critique of the government's plans to censor the internet.

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Created by Marcin 4 years 38 weeks ago
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LiMux review 2009

http://www.floschi.info

There are again some rumors about LiMux' dead here in Munich. I don't want to comment on the origin of them, but to the responsible company: This doesn't work out. LiMux is more alive than ever and the story goes on very well....LiMux has achieved one very important goal.

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Created by mountaintroll 4 years 38 weeks ago
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Open Source Gets Political

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk

As an election looms in the UK, copyright, intellectual property and Open Source, are making an appearance on the political stage, both at home and internationally.

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Created by smithers 4 years 38 weeks ago
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LiMux project management, "We were naïve"

http://www.h-online.com

Florian Schießl, deputy head of the Munich-based LiMux project for migrating the city's public administration to Linux, has been explaining why migrating the computing landscape to open source software has taken longer than originally planned. One reason cited is the proprietary world's "digital waste"

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Created by webspider 4 years 38 weeks ago
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More than 100 italian political candidates support FOSS

http://stop.zona-m.net

More than 100 candidates to Italian regional elections that will take place at the end of this month officially support Free Software and have committed to actively promote it if elected. Many of them are in smaller parties with smaller probability to get a seat, but for Italy it's a good result anyway.

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Created by tisha 4 years 39 weeks ago
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Time to Learn from China on Open Standards?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Europe should be learning from China's example, not sending patronising nastygrams that just makes it look petulant and anachronistic.

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Created by stalinux 4 years 39 weeks ago
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Government Should Avoid Proprietary Software and ‘Clouds’

http://boycottnovell.com

Reporters wonder if Vivek Kundra (national CIO) can resist the temptation to just hand over government operations to private companies, some of which are abusive and dangerous to sovereignty

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Created by komrad 4 years 39 weeks ago
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US eases sanctions to allow freer web

http://news.bbc.co.uk

The US treasury department has eased sanctions on Iran, Cuba and Sudan to help further the use of web services and support opposition groups.

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