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Why Free Software Movement must get involved in Internet Privacy Workshop: 8 and 9 December 2010

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« The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Internet Society (ISOC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will hold a joint Internet privacy workshop on 8 and 9 December 2010 at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts on the question: How Can Technology Help to Improve Privacy on the Internet? ...»

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FSF announces LibrePlanet 2010 free software community conference: March 19-21

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"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has announced the 2010 dates for its LibrePlanet international free software community conference.

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Answering Paul Thurrott on OOXML

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Paul Thurott thinks OpenXML is A-OK. After noting that Massachusetts has deemed it an acceptable document format, he says that the people who complained will under informed... Groklaw says different!

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The Cradle of Independence Rolls Over for Microsoft

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"In the fall of 2005, in my home state of Massachusetts, Peter Quinn, the CIO of the Commonwealth, endorsed a plan to require the state government to use the Open Document Format for storing government records."

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Microsoft rewrites history in Massachusetts

http://www.businessreviewonline.com

"The other day I advocated giving Microsoft the benefit of the doubt with regards to its attutude to open source, with the proviso that even with that benefit the company’s actions would still sometimes inevitably be seen in a bad light."

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Massachusetts Falls to OOXML as ITD Punts

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"In a not unanticipated move, Massachusetts announced today that Ecma 376, the name given to the Microsoft Office Open XML formats following their adoption by Ecma, would be acceptable for use by the Executive Agencies of the Commonwealth."

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Critic bashes Massachusetts on Open XML proposal

http://www.networkworld.com

"With about a week remaining to collect comments on a plan to adopt Ecma’s Open XML standard, Massachusetts is mum on how the issue is fairing, but some who disagree with the action are already voicing their opinion publicly."

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Massachusetts Far Behind on Open Document Format Adoption

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Massachusetts' open formats policy is off to a slow start with only 250 of the government's 50,000 PCs outfitted with the necessary technology. Since the policy was publicly introduced last year, the plan has seen resistance from state employees and Microsoft, lobbying heavily against the format change.

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