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TLWIR 18: Ubuntu Rapid Release, Acer, and The Philippines’ Bold Move

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The Free Software movement has truly become a global phenomenon. Today, I found a piece of legislation that is currently before the Philippines’ House of Representatives that reads like it was written by Doctor Richard Stallman himself! There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the world has really changed, and it will continue to do so.

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Created by aweber 3 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 8 weeks ago
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FKFT - Free knowledge with SELF

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"During an intensive three day period, participants from the Phillipines, Mexico, Tanzania, USA, and many other countries around the world, not excluding Spain itself, gathered around the Free Knowledge, Free Technology conference in Barcelona.

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Debian Linux cluster beats supercomputer in tsunami warnings

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au

The Philippine government's official weather service, PAGASA, has replaced its SGI supercomputer with a clustered Debian Linux system that can process information vital to protection against typhoons, floods, droughts, tsunamis and other wild weather conditions at a fraction of the cost.

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FOSS is better 'alternative' to pirated software--advocate

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"There is an alternative to pirated software. You don't need to pirate software to use good software. We often read raids of shops and businesses using illegal software. People want to use software, and FOSS is an alternative," said Dr. Giovanni Tapang, member of the Computer Professionals Union and Agham, an organization of Filipino scientists and engineers, in an interview last week.

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