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Sri Lanka to introduce one laptop per child

http://www.sundaytimes.lk

Director OLPC Europe, Middle East and Asia Matt Keller, in an interview with The Sunday Times FT, said the World Bank has stepped into fund a pilot project to introduce laptops as an educational tool in nine provinces in the island.

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Hard facts on free software with RMS

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RMS: "...My advice is don’t make the mistake of thinking about software only in terms of practical convenience. Don’t forget about freedom. Don’t forget about social solidarity. Anyone trying to stop you from sharing information, is trying to tax society. Don’t let them get away with it. If you develop software, respect the freedom of the user. Don’t try to subjugate other people and don’t let anybody subjugate you. You deserve to be free."

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RMS in Sri Lanka

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"The week ended was a great week for Sri Lankan FOSS community, as the father of Free Software Movement, Richard M. Stallman (RMS) paid a visit to the country. Yesterday, I got the opportunity not only to listen to a live speech of the legend, but also to grab a picture with him..."

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RMS is visiting Sri Lanka

http://thoughtsandideas.wordpress.com

"During this week I got to know from a friend that Richard M Stallman is visiting Sri Lanka during next week and he’ll be conducting guest lecture sessions at University of Peradeniya on 16th and SLIIT on 18th..."

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Microsoft sponsors FOSS event in Sri Lanka

http://www.foss.lk

Toward the bottom of the page are a list of sponsors for the event. Microsoft is a gold sponsor along with Intel. Google, though, is a platinum sponsor. What is MS up to?

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