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Yamagata prefectural government decides to adopt OpenOffice.org

http://openoffice.exblog.jp

Yamagata Shimbun on Oct. 30th reported, "It was revealed on Oct. 29th that Yamagata prefectural government decided on a plan to adopt OpenOffice.org as next PC office software for fiscal 2011 due to the fact that support for MS Office XP will end in July, 2011".

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MPAA Urges Japan to Adopt “Three-Strikes”

http://www.zeropaid.com

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Oct 21 2010
MPAA Urges Japan to Adopt “Three-Strikes”

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Software Freedom Day 2009 Starts Now in Asia

http://boycottnovell.com

Software Freedom Day teaser from Japan

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PostgreSQL Conference 2009 Japan - JPUG 10th Anniversary Conference

http://www.postgresql.org

PostgreSQL Conference 2009 Japan is a worldwide conference for *free software* users and developers ;)

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Speak out against ACTA

http://www.fsf.org

"ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, is a proposed enforcement treaty between United States, the European Community, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand and Mexico, with Canada set to join any day now..."

* http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/acta [...]

Take action! ..."

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Three Strikes, Three Countries: France, Japan and Sweden

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"The music and movie industries have been making a concerted attempt to introduce a "three strikes" rule for Net users in many countries simultaneously — pressuring ISPs to throw their customers offline, possibly permanently, if the rightsholders report that they have been infringing..."

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Government of Japan Embraces Open Software Standards

http://www.govtech.com

"The OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance), the leading organization advocating for openness and accessibility to government documents and information, today congratulated Japan for adopting a policy under which government ministries and agencies will solicit bids from software vendors whose products support internationally recognized open standards."

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