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BSA Attacks the Right to Software Freedom in the Czech Republic; Similar Offenses in the UK, Finland

http://techrights.org

The BSA continues to make life a lot harder for Free/libre software; message about the situation in Finland is reproduced

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Have Microsoft EULAs Just Been Declared Invalid in the United Kingdom?

http://techrights.org

Microsoft's software licences may lack a legal basis and Apple is tickled for breaking the law as a sacred, secret and specially-blessed hypePhone gets out of Apple's hands again

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Novell Autocomplete Failure or Human Failure Leaks Confidential UK Database

http://techrights.org

Policemen in the UK are left red-faced after a software screwup - caused in part by the user - which compromised the privacy of many people

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OSHUG, new UK user group for open source hardware

http://www.h-online.com

Debut meeting will see presentations on the XCore XS1 microprocessor and a new

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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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Linux of the Rings

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Last month saw the launch of http://www.data.gov.uk web site not only built on Open Source Technology but designed to give UK-data back to the UK-people. In the same month both UK political parties restated their total commitment to Open Source software. What is going on? What has happened to the forces of darkness?

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UK museums open up to Wikimedia

http://www.h-online.com

The Britain Loves Wikipedia scheme will see UK museums and galleries opening up to the free online encyclopaedia. Throughout February, volunteer authors can take part in special tours to document artworks and natural treasures at a total of 20 institutions.

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New UK Survey: Free Software is Winning

http://boycottnovell.com

Free software (not necessarily libre but at the very least gratis) is increasingly adopted, based on a new study

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Hungary Pulls Ahead of the UK in Open Standards Adoption

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Stronger policy in Hungary to facilitate adoption of Free software; mere promises in the UK seen as insufficient

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Making Government IT Better - and Open

http://www.computerworlduk.com

As I've noted many a time, the UK government has been one of the most backward when it comes to adopting open source solutions.

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Open Letter to Lord Mandelson (Video)

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Dan Bull responds to Lord Mandelson (”Dan Bull – Dear Mandy – an open letter to Lord Mandelson”)

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Britain's new Internet law -- as bad as everyone's been saying, and worse. Much, much worse.

http://www.boingboing.net

The British government has brought down its long-awaited Digital Economy Bill, and it's perfectly useless and terrible. It consists almost entirely of penalties for people who do things that upset the entertainment industry...

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Open Source Enthusiast To Advise Conservatives

http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk

Tom Steinberg, co-founder of mySociety, the site behind online tools such as TheyWorkForYou.com has agreed to help the Conservative party

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Microsoft and English-speaking Countries

http://boycottnovell.com

In Australia, the government and Microsoft rub each other's back and in the United Kingdom Free software is still discriminated against

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EuroBSDCon 2009 - Cambridge, UK

http://blog.netbsd.org

"The 8th EuroBSDCon was held at University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom on 18 - 20 September 2009.

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