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ACTA leaks - but secret squirrel stays secret

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Just who is the bad apple at the ACTA negotiations, excluding the public and forcing discussions between the parties to be held in secret?

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The Distraction of Transparency: an ACTA News Roundup

http://www.eff.org

Senators have begun to express concern over the secrecy and content of ACTA, while the MPAA, RIAA ,,, rush to reassure them that ACTA — will be good for business and that "transparency is a distraction".

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Transparent GTK Themes

http://fosswire.com

Compiz may be the prime suite of effects on the desktop, but it can't go too far beyond decorating the windows themselves. What if you could give GTK+ widgets effects themselves? Depending on your theme, you may be able to.

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Urgent Need for Transparency in Procurement, Standards-Setting Process

http://boycottnovell.com

It has for long been argued — in several different places in fact — that one of the principal adoption barriers for Free software to face is corruption. The obstacles to clear are not purely technical.

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Microsoft open-source move elicits guarded reaction from EU

http://www.linuxworld.com

The European Commission gave a guarded welcome to Microsoft's pledge on Thursday for "greater transparency" in its development and business practices.

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Microsoft makes boldest move yet embracing open source

http://www.linuxworld.com

In a major turnaround for Microsoft, the company Thursday promised "greater transparency" in its development and business practices, outlining a new strategy to provide more access to APIs and previously proprietary protocols for some of its major software products, including Windows and Office.

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GNOME theme engine designer adds transparency to GTK

http://arstechnica.com

GNOME theme engine designer Andrea Cimitan has implemented support for transparent widgets in the Murrine GTK theme engine, bringing Vista-like translucent glass effects to the GNOME desktop. Cimitan used RGBA colormaps to implement the feature and says that, with only 10 or 20 extra lines of code, translucency can easily be added to other theme engines that support RGBA.

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Battle for the transparency

http://www.oddparity.org

It's been a while now, and I'm still trying to enforce HZN (Croatian national standards body, or CSI) to disclose the information on members of their TC that voted unconditional yes for Microsoft OOXML. It's no more about OOXML. It's about transparency, about my right to know who are the people that declare standards, and about my right to hold them responsible for their actions.

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Open source values: transparency

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Values are important, in a business sense. When your values and those of your customers are in sync, you have a great opportunity for growth. They’re also important politically. They define the boundaries for internal debate, and establish markers for debate with opponents. Transparency may be the most important open source value. Transparency is inherent in every release of open source code.

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