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Switching govnerment desktops to FOSS saves a projected 5000€ per year

https://joinup.ec.europa.eu

Cenatic, Spain's open source center, has published a model to help calculate cost savings that are possible by switching to free and open source software on desktop PCs. Switching a basic government desktop PC configuration to free and open source, for example, will save some 5000 euro per desktop per year, Cenatic's model shows.

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Spain’s Ley Sinde: New Revelations of U.S. Coercion

https://www.eff.org

US international bully-boy uses threats of trade savagery to force unconstitutional copyright legislation on reluctant Spanish internet!

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Spanish KDE Community Announces Akademy-es 2011

http://dot.kde.org

KDE Spain is organizing Akademy-es 2011, the annual meeting of KDE users and contributors in Barcelona, Spain from May 20th through May 22nd. Akademy-es is an important event in the KDE calendar. Attendance and the technical quality of papers have increased significantly during each of the previous events.

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Not-So-Gentle Persuasion: US Bullies Spain into Website Blocking Law

https://www.eff.org

But now some of the cables provided by WikiLeaks to Spanish newspaper El Pais confirm that the US government has pushed other countries to adopt measures that go beyond US law, unleashing the fury of Spanish Internet users.

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Free Software Street, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org

"The free software street is a street about 300 meters from the city of Berga, province of Barcelona (Spain), located from the coordinates 42.097168, 1.841567 to 42.096138,1.839265. The particularity of this street is the first in the world dedicated to free software movement, and which was officially opened by Mr. Richard Stallman, founder of free software, on 3 July 2010..."

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Inaugurating the first Free Software street

http://blog.eyeos.org

"The Free Software conferences held in Berga during the last weekend, where eyeOS participated with a conference and a workshop, ended with a very special moment: The official inauguration of the first “Free Software” street in the world. Richard Stallman, founder of GNU Project and Free Software Foundation, was invited and after speaking, officially inaugurated the street..."

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Open Public Data are so good that it's hard to start explaining why

http://stop.zona-m.net

I just came back from an international meeting in Madrid on the reuse of Public Sector Information through open digital standards and open licenses. This is a partial report of the most interesting concepts discussed during the day.

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ODF Alliance Newsletter: February 2010 (PDF)

http://www.odfalliance.org

ODF Alliance Newsletter for February 2010. Contains latest news regarding open formats, including adoption by various governments around the world.

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iFreeTablet: Free software alternative to Apple's tablet

http://www.ifreetablet.com

"...On February 4 will be presented, the iFreeTablet, capping more than 20 years of research of EATCO Group at the University of Cordoba in the field of usability, ergonomics and adaptive devices as an alternative to the new Apple tablet..."

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Spain pays 12m Euros to Telefonica to maintain open source web site

http://www.itwire.com

Who said there isn’t money to be made in open source? The Spanish government has awarded a 12m Euro contract to Telefonica to maintain the Presidential web site, a site that is built on OpenCMS, an open source content management system.

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RMS at International Workshop on e-Health in Emerging Economies - Las Palmas, Spain - Feb 10-12 2010

http://www.iweee.org

"...IWEEE is not a pure technical conference. It will focus on the human factor and in raising awareness about the actual situation. We will discuss the tools that we can provide today to doctors and institutions to improve their habitants health and education.

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Digital rights: call to all citizens to fight back (Free Culture Forum)

http://freeknowledge.eu

"The first International Free Culture Forum will take place in Barcelona from October 29 to November 1 2009. This event will bring together the main organisations and most active voices in the world of Free Culture and Free Knowledge to set common agendas and strategies..."

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Free Culture Forum: Organization and Action - Barcelona, 29th October - 1st November 2009

http://fcforum.net

"Across the planet, people are recognizing the need for an international space to build and coordinate a global framework and common agenda for issues surrounding free culture and access to knowledge.

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DebConf9 in Cáceres, Spain: Time of changes

http://google-opensource.blogspot.com

«...Every year several hundreds of Debian contributors from around the world get together at DebConf in a different city to share a week (or more!) of work, friendship and fun...»

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Microsoft’s Latest Netbooks Collusion and Attack on Spanish and Australian Education

http://boycottnovell.com

More collusion to exclude GNU/Linux and more pressure to impose Windows+DRM on innocent schoolchildren

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