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ElastixWorld 2010

http://elastix.org

PaloSanto Solutions is pleased to announce that the inaugural ElastixWorld 2010 will take place over two days on November 18-19, 2010 in Quito, Ecuador, and you're invited!!

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Takes only 5 min to support free software in Latin America!

http://news.northxsouth.com

Three free softwares developed in Latin America are between the finalists of the SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards. They are Elastix from Ecuador, Medical from Argentina and Process Maker from Bolivia. We already published about Elastix here at our blog and we will be publishing more information about Medical and Process Maker.

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Elastix - an amazing GNU/Linux distribution to set up an Asterix-based PBX

http://news.northxsouth.com

Elastix is a complete GNU/Linux distribution with Asterisk, Zaptel, Openfire, Postfix and many other free software packages. It has a user-friendly interface that integrates the best tools available for Asterisk-based PBXs, as well as its own set of utilities which allows the creation of third party modules.

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Ecuador’s IRS Develops a Reliable, Scalable Platform with Red Hat Solutions

http://www.earthtimes.org

Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Ecuador’s Internal Revenue Service, SRI Ecuador, has developed a stable, secure and affordable platform for its Internet-based tax return project using a combination of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

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Interview with Anahuac from KyaPanel

http://news.northxsouth.com

KyaPanel is a panel to provide easy management in Gnu/Linux servers. Developed to increase the network administration, it supports mail management, samba management and many other features. The software was adopted by the federal and state government of Brazil and major companies from Latin America.
Read the interview conducted by North by South with Anahuac.

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Ecuador: Two Years After Correa's Meeting With Stallman

http://globalvoicesonline.org

"It's been two years since Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa personally met with Richard Stallman [es], free software activist. Rafael Bonifaz reflects back on the meeting and what has happened since."

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Report from the free software movement in Kerala

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"Three days ago, I spend a much too short time at a Free Software, Free Society conference in Kerala, which was quite an enthusiastic gathering. Equally present was Stefan Merten of Project Oekonux, who has published a report in Keimform, which I’m partially reproducing below. (see also added comments by co-organizer V. Sasi Kumar) ..."

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A look at free software in Ecuador

http://news.northxsouth.com

Marco Fioretti recently published an article (A look at free software in Ecuador) about his experiences at the Congress on Free Software and Democratization of Knowledge hosted in Quito, Ecuador. Rafael Bonifaz, a friend of North by South, is cited in the article talking about Elastix, a GNU/Linux distribution mostly developed in Ecuador.

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Take Back the Tech Campaign in Central America

http://news.northxsouth.com

Today more than ever, it is important for women and girls to use technologies to improve their lives, especially in Central America.. In spite of this, there are amazing women from all the region, who write primarily about technology and who try to make a difference in the lives of women.

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Free Software and Human Rights

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"...In the Free Software and Education conference I attended in Quito, Ecuador last month, I met a most interesting person, GianMarco Schiesaro, who gave a very interesting presentation, entitled: Free Software and Human Rights. I’m not aware that this particular relationship has been investigated many times.

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Protecting sovereignty with free software is a good idea and the duty of governments, says Stallman

http://news.northxsouth.com

When journalists and FOSS advocates explain why governments and corporations in the developing world are rapidly migrating to free software, a lot of focus is put on cost savings from licensing and removing the potential for liability from piracy within their organizations.

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Q&A: Richard Stallman, founder of the GNU Project and the Free Software Foundation

http://www.vnunet.com

"In an exclusive interview with vnunet.com, Stallman discusses his views on free versus proprietary and open source software, social networking sites and privacy issues..."

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Expresso Livre: an example of community/government free software collaboration in Latin America

http://news.northxsouth.com

The adoption of free software by governments, especially in Brazil, is starting to show us the trajectory of a migration that is not only about changing from one software to another or just saving money, but a wide-reaching cultural shift.

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Democratizacion of Knowledge, P2P alternatives and more in Ecuador

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"...What I found most inspiring in the conference, was the discovery that the free software movement in Latin America is not just a technical movement, but a real social movement, with a very high political awareness. I never had this experience..."

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Software libre conquista América Latina!

http://news.northxsouth.com

If you can read Spanish, the Madrid-based newspaper Público has come out with a nice article which surveys the Latin American open source movement: Linux conquista América Latina.

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