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Free as in Freedom: The Story of Free Software in Kerala, India

http://swatantryam.blogspot.com

"...We saw how Free Software has come to stay in Kerala. The natural question this raises is, “Why Kerala?” There is no other state in the country where Free Software has made an impact that is anywhere near that in Kerala. This itself could be the subject for an entire thesis, and this is certainly not the place to enter into a serious analysis of the question.

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Microsoft India "educates" Indians about Piracy and Intellectual Property Rights

http://www.hindu.com

In this interview, Microsoft India Chairman talks about Software Piracy (we call that sharing) in India and why it's bad, why "Intellectual Property Rights" are important. The contrast in thoughts of the Free Software community about the same issues is particularly interesting to note.

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FSF India's Impact Far-Reaching

http://blue-gnu.biz

Sasi Kumar, a member of FSF India's Working Group, spoke with Blue GNU about the organization's past, present and future, and shares how they have impacted India.

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MS, IBM-Sun slug it out on standard text format

http://news.chrisranjana.com

The fight between world’s biggest IT companies - Microsoft and IBM-Sun Microsystems combine has landed on Indian shores.

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Created by bridget 7 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 19 weeks ago
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India says it can make a laptop for $10

http://www.huliq.com

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is an amazing project that aims to give every child in the world a laptop with a cost of just $100 a laptop and they also are windup so in countries where there is no or little electricity you can wind the OLPC up to get it working.

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