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FSF Mails NGOs Regarding Microsoft Traps While Microsoft Continues Abuse of Power in Kenya

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The "Windows 7 Sins" campaign reaches charities and NGOs across the world

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Breaking the dependency on proprietary software: A call to nonprofits to refuse Microsoft Windows 7

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today launched the next stage of its "Windows 7 Sins" campaign at http://windows7sins.org, making the case against Microsoft and proprietary software by writing to 500 leaders of the most influential nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide, asking them to make the switch to freedom-respecting free software, and to help foster awareness of the ethical impor

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UNESCO Free Software Portal

http://cedict.blogspot.com

"It really is good to see so many international NGOs and intergovermental organisations creating open educational resources and/or promoting open access. UNESCO has created a gateway to resources related to Free Software..."

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Microsoft Strategies: Using NGOs to Push Agendas

http://wiki.linux-delhi.org

The extent to which Microsoft can go in its efforts to get OOXML is interesting. Microsoft has "persuaded" several non-profit organizations to bombard the Indian IT Secretary and the Additional Director General of the Bureau of Indian Standards with letters supporting its OOXML proposal.

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Free software is social software

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Free software has much to offer non-profit organizations (NGOs). If you are reading this, you are probably a member or participant of an NGO, and I hope I can show you why free software and open standards are important for your organisation. Or maybe you are a free software supporter who’d like to see a change in a social organisation near you. In any case, I will try to give you a few arguments in favour of free software, along with some practical information on how to successfully face a migration process from proprietary software.

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Free Software as Social Innovation

http://www.fsfe.org

"On Friday 2nd November I attended the London FSFE event, Free Software as a Social Innovation. I am not really a techie (though I have been Free since 1998) and certainly not in an NGO, but had asked to go because I wanted to see some ground level advocacy in action.

I had an interesting day. Feel "Free" to read on..."

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Call for a World Social Forum sciences and democracy

http://fsm-science.org

"Towards a political dialogue between scientists and social movements across the planet..."

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Free Software as a Social Innovation

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"The Free Software Foundation Europe and M6-IT are presenting a one day event called “Free Software as a Social Innovation” at The Hub in London on the 2nd of November..."

http://www.france.fsfeurope.org/projects/stacs/london

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