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Brazil's minister of culture calls for free digital society

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"Free culture advocate and Brazilian Minister Gilberto Gil said that digital technology offers a rare opportunity to bring knowledge to under-privileged people around the world and to include them in the political process..."

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Shame, Joy, and Anxiety

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On August 21, just 10 days ago (it feels like 10 weeks ago), ABNT, the Brazilian standards organization, held the final meeting to decide whether to Yay or Nay OOXML... and other less joyous news from Brazil.

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OOXML: Brazil Says NO

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After a very difficult and inconclusive meeting in ABNT (Brazilian Technical Standards Organization) office last tuesday, the standards process director had to analyze the audio recording of all the meeting, review some facts, review again all 63+2 comments produced by the technical group about the ECMA specification, and conclude that a NO for OOXML is the correct position for Brazil in ISO Fast

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