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LibreTab… not?

http://www.elpauer.org

"Apparently, every Chinese manufacturer is breaking the GPLv2 by not releasing the sources for their modified Linux kernel[...]What is the Free Software Foundation doing?"

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Beijing's Tsinghua University and Mozilla Launch Browser For IPv6

http://www.chinatechnews.com

Beijing's Tsinghua University and Mozilla China have jointly developed a new Internet browser product that is specially designed for IPv6. Based on the core of Firefox, the new browser product, with the help of IPv6 tunnel technologies, enables smooth access to some IPv6, Facebook, and Google services, which are usually unstable and/or blocked in China.

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China takes the lead in world's fastest computing with Linux

http://reallylinux.com

Perhaps as important as the ability to properly and effectively scale hybrid clustered CPU environment (in this case over 6144 Intel Xeon CPUs and 5120 AMD GPUs), is the fact that the underlying operating system is entirely Linux.

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RMS Speech on The Danger of Software Patents - Beijing, China - August 04, 2010

http://www.fsf.org

« Richard Stallman will explain how software patents obstruct software development. Software patents are patents that cover software ideas. They restrict the development of software, so that every design decision brings a risk of getting sued. Patents in other fields restrict factories, but software patents restrict every computer user. Economic research shows that they even retard progress...»

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China lashes out at Google

http://www.tgdaily.com

The Chinese are no longer playing a game of whispers when it comes to mouthing off about Google’s smackdown two weeks ago, with the country’s media now openly dissing the Internet giant, and the US government too for good measure.

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Google delays Android launch in China after hacking dispute

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Google announced that it was delaying the launch of two Android phones in China due to a dispute with the Chinese government over censorship issues. The delay will affect Google-endorsed Android phones from Samsung and Motorola that were to be carried by China Unicom, says an eWEEK story.

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Google stands up to Chinese government

http://www.guardian.co.uk

RMS: « Google refuses to continue censoring search results for the Chinese government even if that means it ceases providing the service in China.

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Firefox faces browser clone war in China

http://www.zdnetasia.com

The browser war in China is heating up but not quite in a way that resembles the Western markets, as Mozilla's Beijing chief explains.

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Chinese and Latvian Governments Promote Free(dom) Software and GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

China subsidises adoption of GNU/Linux and AFP has published the report "cash-strapped Latvia mulls switching from Microsoft"

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Chinese IT shops love the free-ness of open source

http://www.theregister.co.uk

If everything is free in the Land with No IP - not TCP/IP, but rather intellectual property - then it stands to reason that IT managers and programmers in China would love open source software.

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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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China's Censorware: What about GNU/Linux?

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

News is breaking that the Chinese government will insist on censorware being shipped with all PCs:

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Authorities in China and Australia ‘Sell’ Their Children to Microsoft

http://boycottnovell.com

It's no hoax: “They’ll get sort of addicted, and then we’ll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade.” -Bill Gates. WELL, what can we say? Like most such deals, it smacks of collusion or dumping, sometimes even bribes like Live@Edu, public looting, or even addiction techniques like the *Spark programmes.

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Entering dragon land—the Loongson laptop

http://cinnamonpirate.com

"If you follow any tech blogs or news sites, you’ve probably heard of the Loongson CPU, China’s home-grown processor which is always listed beside some unbelievable technical feats. The chip has been met with skepticism and curiosity mainly because, prior to this month at least, you could not get it. That was until this month.

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Free Software: Coding for Fun2009 - Beijing, January 18th 2009.

http://www.beijing-open-party.org

« “Coding for Fun” aims to bring together developers and users of Free Software in an informal way to encourage them to share their projects and experience. You may work on your own project or join others. You could also give a short presentation or demo of your current work and maybe get some feedback and suggestions.

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