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The Kerala experience

http://www.oekonux.org

"Hi list! I'm just on the way back home from this great conference which took place in Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala / India. I must say I'm really deeply impressed. I would wish that Free Software *including* things like Oekonux says would have that backing in Germany / Europe / industrialized countries!

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Stallman to visit community computing centre

http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in

"Richard M. Stallman, founder of Free Software Foundation will be visiting the Ambedkar community computer centre this Saturday..."

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Board statement on recent issues

http://www.gnu.org.in

"As part of FSF India's effort to strengthen the free software movement in AP, FSF India has been working closely with free software activists there. Initiatives like Swecha took place as part of that. FSF India Director, Mr Kiranchandra provided the leadership for the activities in Andhra Pradesh.

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Visvesvaraya Technological University Sells Out, ‘Sells’ Children to Microsoft

http://boycottnovell.com

A technical Indian university lets the foreign monopolist control the curriculum.

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Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Software

http://swatantryam.blogspot.com

"When we speak of Free Software (FS), we are speaking about the freedom it gives users, as all supporters of the FS movement understand (or, at least, are expected to know). And freedom of software cannot exist in isolation. It depends on other freedoms, such as freedom of speech..."

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Website on free software inaugurated

http://www.expressbuzz.com

"THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Minister M. Vijayakumar inaugurated the website of the upcoming international conference ‘Free Software, Free Society’, here on Thursday..."

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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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Microsoft Does B.A.D. Things in Kerala

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft's public affairs in Kerala continue to involve freebies for lock-in

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RMS visit to Bangalore

http://bangalore.gnu.org.in

"Richard.M.Stallman (RMS), the founder of Free Software Foundation, will be in Bangalore from 12th to 14th (tentative) December 2008. Following this, FSUG Bangalore along with RV College of Engineering has plans to organize a set of events and would like to hear from Free Software enthusiasts around in Bangalore about various possibilities of their participation during this occasion..."

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National Free Software Conference

http://www.sreejithemk.net

"A National Conference on FREE SOFTWARE is being held on the 15th & 16th of November, 2008 at the campus of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi [...] The Conference will be a milestone in the history of the Free Software movement in India..."

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Swatantra Free Culture Showcase

http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in

"This idea has been inspired by the UbuntuFreeCultureShowcase. We want to address various social, cultural, political and technologically relevant issues and we want to shake things up a little bit.

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Techies press for digital freedom struggle

http://www.hindu.com

"CHENNAI: Techies advocating free software on Sunday issued a rallying call to expand the “digital freedom struggle” as they celebrated the anniversary of the GNU/Linux project launched in 1984.

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Software Freedom Day 2008 @ Thiruvananthapuram

http://free-knowledge.web4all.in

"SPACE, Free Software Foundation of India and GNU/Linux users group, Thiruvananthapuram are organizing a host of programs to mark the Software Freedom Day on 20th September 2008 at Press Club Hall, Thiruvananthapuram..."

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SFD 2008 Special - Free Software Philosophy Publication in Tamil

http://amachu.wordpress.com

«... I hope this book will aid the efforts to convince Tamil Nadu to follow the path of Kerala: to migrate the public schools to free software. - Richard M Stallman, Sep 11, 2008 ...»

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FSF India Fights Patent Deform by Microsoft and Partners

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Free software supporters in India fight against another attempt to legalise software patents

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