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OSI "categorically rejects" IIPA's attack on open source

http://www.opensource.org

The Open Source Initiative says the IIPA's recommendations for the US to use "Special 301" rules to blacklist countries for using open source are unjust and unbalanced

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NXS Dissects Special 301 Report: Using FOSS Targets You as a Criminal

http://news.northxsouth.com

NXS has provided the relevant excerpts from the IIPA's Special 301 Report and it's clear: if a country opts to use free software, the BSA wants them labeled criminals.

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Another Day, Another Illogical Attack On Open Source

http://ostatic.com

In yet another attack on open source software usage around the world, a copyright-focused organization is claiming that use of open source software promotes piracy. With a new 498-page report (PDF) that repeatedly defies logic, the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) argues that the office of the U.S.

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US copyright lobby claims free software undermines respect for intellectual property

http://www.h-online.com

The International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) wants countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to be placed on the US government's blacklist of copyright sinners for supporting open source software

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When using open source makes you an enemy of the state

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Guadamuz has done some digging and discovered that an influential lobby group is asking the US government to basically consider open source as the equivalent of piracy - or even worse.

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