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Norway Embraces Open Standards, Many Others Follow Suit

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Norway embraces ODF and maybe Ogg too; ODF in general spreads rapidly

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation using Drupal

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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) started using Drupal for a number of properties like ABC Digital Music, ABC Country and ABC Jazz.

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Advocates say open-source software is better

http://technology.canoe.ca

Advocates for open-source software are urging governments to embrace the concept, which they argue will save money, offer more flexibility and create better computer programs by encouraging collaboration.

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Linux Netbooks: 3 paths to a bright future

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

Last week I made a summary of the current state of the Linux netbook market. Today I will show you that Linux netbooks are at a crossroad. They can reach a bright future and a significant market presence through 3 different paths: the smartbook path, the cheap path and the power path. I will explain how each path will lead the Linux netbook to market dominance in a specific niche.

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LiMux: Where the Munich Linux (R)evolution is today

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When the third largest city in Germany rebuffed Microsoft, even people in the US were talking about it. While the software revolution has quieted down, the change goes ahead with zeal.

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Gnote Enters Debian, UbuntuOne Has No Mono

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Gnote penetrates distributions at the speed of lightning

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OpenOffice.org: Adoption is Gaining Momentum

http://ooomarketing.blogspot.com

The workstations within academic computing labs and classrooms are increasingly occupied by open source software and open platforms.

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Microsoft Unleashes the Gartner Group to Sabotage Migration to GNU/Linux in Europe

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Microsoft's brigadier Michael Silver helps foil Europe's migration to GNU/Linux, using lies

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Wall Street Opens Doors to Open Source Technologies

http://www.wallstreetandtech.com

With the financial meltdown eroding IT budgets, large investment banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions have been forced to rethink their attitudes toward open source technology.

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Red Hat CEO praises Obama openness, calls for ODF adoption

http://arstechnica.com

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst has issued a statement praising President Obama for bringing a culture of inclusion and transparency to the United States government. Whitehurst also takes the opportunity to encourage broader open source adoption.

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Hungarian government goes 50 per cent open source

http://www.h-online.com

The Hungarian government has announced that it will be modifying procurement rules to allow open source to be used in public sector organisations. Previously, procurement rules had apparently named vendors such as Microsoft and Novell.

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The Hungarian Government considering open source software for educational institutions

http://www.hungarianambiance.com

The Hungarian government will issue a tender within days for 12 billion forints, which is the same amount they can spend on Microsoft products, to acquire open source software.

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Open Source and the UK Government - No success like failure

http://www.h-online.com

Recently Glyn Moody and Richard Steel, who is both the president of SocITM (the Society of local government IT Managers) and CIO of the London Borough of Newham, had a minor spat across their respective blogs at ComputerWorld, provoked by Steel's response to to the UK government's newly announced policy for the adoption and promotion of open source - Open Source, Open Standards and Re–Use: Gover

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Lesser Technical Dangers to the Triumph of GNU/Linux and Digital Freedom

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An article discussing the less obvious barriers to GNU/Linux adoption

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Have An Interest in Government Adoption of Open Standards?

http://www.groklaw.net

I've been contacted by a government agency that is seeking input on the question of what definition of openness it should adopt for that state. Obviously, it's in part about ODF/OOXML.

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