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Microsoft Literally Buys Its Way Into Free Software Events

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Microsoft Literally Buys Its Way Into OSBC; Open Source India Tech Days ‘09 and Open Source Symposium Likewise

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Open Source in India Today

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Over the past decade open source software has become popular with technology users in India. The benefits of open source - affordability, availability of source code and freedom of choice - have made open source a preferred platform for many innovative Indian organizations and individuals who want to harness the power of high quality software which can be freely adapted to their own requirements.

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Computers at $10 to be available in six months

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New Delhi: To take knowledge to every household and help students get feed on every subject while sitting home, the government is set to make available low-cost computers at $10 within six months.

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Microsoft’s EDGI in India: Fighting GNU/Linux in Education

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Revelation of monopoly abuse by Microsoft in India, with evidence which is aligned against press coverage of MoUs

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Latha Jishnu: Kerala's inspiring new revolution

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"Across classrooms, government departments and public undertakings in Kerala, a quiet but radical shift is taking place. Students, teachers and bureaucrats have thrown proprietary software out of the windows and switched to free software.

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India gets its own operating system

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Father of free software Richard Stallman is visiting Hyderabad to oversee the migration of thousands of computers to a new "Indian" operating system.

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Linux group to discuss free software in schools

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The Indian Linux Users’ Group (ILUG), Kochi chapter, will discuss various aspects of free software education in schools in the State at its monthly meeting at the Internet Club in Broadway Enclave on Sunday.

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e-Swecha: Indian-made OS to be released

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"e-Swecha is a free software project initiated by the Free Software Movement in India and is aimed at developing a free Operating System to, for and by the engineering students. The name is derieved from "E(ngineering)- Swecha" [ Swecha is the telugu word for 'freedom' ]

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A Weekend with Eben Moglen

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"On the last weekend, I got a chance to interact with two eminent personalities who compete with each other in leaving their legacy in the minds of people whom they meet. While RMS is admired by thousands of people around the world including me for creating the Free Software Movement and for his uncompromising stand, Eben Moglen leaves his mark for his oratory skills, humbleness and humility.

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Yet Another Reason to avoid Proprietary Cloud Computing

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"Richard Stallman, Founder of GNU Project and Free Software Foundation, inaugurated the Centre for Excellence in E-governance in Department of Management Studies,Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi on Thursday, December 18, 2008 as part of 6th International Conference on E-governance (December 18-20, 2008)..." --

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Interview With Wiki Founder Jimmy Wales

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"...Wales is looking at how Wikipedia can develop a community in India and how it can hold events to build the community..."

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Stallman visits computer centre for the poor

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"Richard Stallman, widely acknowledged at the pioneer of the free software movement, visits local community computer centre and gets impressed..."

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Report from the free software movement in Kerala

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"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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Stallman visits slum computing center

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"...While proprietary software companies are like the colonial rulers who exploited the masses, free software is freedom and liberation. Ambedkar Community Computer center is a model for the other parts of the india in such a way that it gives access to computers for the poor without compromising the freedom.

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Richard Stallman to visit SJCE

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Richard M. Stallman, founder of Free Software Movement will be visiting the Sri Jayachamarajendra college of Engineering...

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