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[FSF] Free Software Supporter Issue 6 - August 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

– ## In this issue
* Why free software and Apple's iPhone don't mix
* Play Ogg!
* Pizza Party for friends of the FSF in San Francisco
* Portland associate membership meeting recap
* Give Apple the iPhone Challenge
* Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format!
* Atheros releases free software wireless driver
* Yahoo Music -- the bad dream of DRM continues
* GNU spotlight with Karl Berry

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Help defeat Microsoft's OOXML format!

http://www.fsf.org

"The fight against the adoption of OOXML as an ISO standard is continuing in many countries. In the UK the UK Unix & Open Systems User Group (UKUUG) unsuccessfully, sought a judicial review of the British Standards Institute's decision to vote yes. UKUUG are now seeking to appeal against that rejection of a review and you can help them." --

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OOXML battle bus is back in action

http://www.theinquirer.net

THE UK'S CHALLENGE to Microsoft's bid to have its documents become an official international standard is back on track.

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Renewed Push in the United Kingdom for Truth About OOXML+BSI

http://boycottnovell.com

Had Microsoft played by the rules like a gentleman, then we would only say that OOXML is deeply flawed (which it is), not a deeply-rooted fraud. Some folks are determined to bring justice, but in a world of intellectual insanity and lawyers, justice is expensive whereas corruption comes cheap.

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