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The Anatomy of a Modern GPL Violation

http://ebb.org

I've been thinking the last few weeks about the evolution of the GPL violation. After ten years of being involved with GPL enforcement, it seems like a good time to think about how things have changed.

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Survey in Italy: OpenOffice.org Usage in 50% of Companies, GNU/Linux at 63%

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One survey - however biased it may be - claims and demonstrates that Italy's adoption of Free software is well ahead of the rest of the world

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Massive New Migration to Free Software in French Authorities; Gendarmerie Should Delete Mono

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French Directorate General of Public Finance dumps Microsoft software; The French Gendarmerie should remove Mono from Ubuntu

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FR: 130,000 PCs at tax authority to get open source email client

http://www.osor.eu

All 130,000 desktop PCs at the Directorate General of Public Finance (DGPF) in Paris are to be switched to using the open source Mozilla Thunderbird email client, its Lightning calendar and the open source groupware application OBM, the French IT news site 01.net reports, citing a source familiar with the project.

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DE: Rate of government adoption of their software surprises Mozilla

http://www.osor.eu

Representatives of the open source Mozilla project where pleasantly surprised this week, discovering that the city of Munich is making far more use of their software.

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Bulgaria May Have to Move to Free(dom) Software

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The Bulgarian government cannot pay Microsoft, which leaves only one choice

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Netherlands: Police forces to use open source software 'where possible'

http://www.metamorphosis.org.mk

The Dutch police force will move to open source wherever that is possible, but not exclusively, a spokesperson said this week, correcting a statement published by Linux distributor Red Hat a week ago.

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Linux-Windows gap to remain for five years

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The Linux desktop experience is now closer to the Windows environment than before, but the gap in mainstream adoption for the open source OS will not close anytime soon, says an industry analyst.

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Schools start to move to OpenOffice

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The administration of the Danish municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk is installing OpenOffice on some 1700 school desktop PCs, in Germany the city of Münster has started a pilot using OpenOffice in schools

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The Twisting Path To Linux

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Dave Kaplan, a friend and colleague of mine who spearheaded the Portland Lindependence event, emailed me a few days ago and told me about a successful switch to Linux.

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Net Applications Changes Methodology: Windows & Linux Market Share Rises

http://www.tech-no-media.com

I have always claimed that the widely used Operating System market share statistics from Net applications were not really accurate when it comes to MacOS and Linux market share. In my opinion there were two factors that prevented an accurate Worldwide market share to be produced: Linux browsers potentially ignoring the counter and improper geographical distribution.

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More Countries Move to ODF, But What About Portugal?

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OpenDocument Format (ODF) is increasingly adopted and the latest dealings in Portugal give reasons for concern

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[Brazilian] Brazil schools go Linux, 26 thousand computer labs

http://portal.mec.gov.br

Google translate text: Approximately ten million students in basic education will benefit this year with the delivery of 26 thousand computer labs.

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How Microsoft Sabotages GNU/Linux Adoption in Russian Schools

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Microsoft uses government funds to spread Microsoft dependency and also sabotages GNU/Linux migrations by advocating unlicensed Windows (which later they will whine about)

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ODF Officially Approved as Malaysian Standard, Brazil Offers Massive Endorsement Too

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Latest raves and wins for ODF at the government level. Yoon Kit proudly announces that according to MAMPU, "There are nearly 300 agencies using ODF already - and a detailed study will be conduct to roll out further." Also he adds: "Glad to say after all the work, ODF has been approved by the minister as a Malaysian Standard!"

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