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Why Jordanians Should Be Against ACTA

http://jordanopensource.org

Back in 2007, the USA, EU, Switzerland and Japan started the negotiations to create an international agreement on intellectual property rights, the claimed goal was to reduce the trade of counterfeit goods and pirated copyright protected works through a legislative framework. The agreement is now known as Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement or ACTA.

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Created by Ubuntu87 4 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 34 weeks ago
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Jordan: The Open Source Hub Of The Middle East

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Ingres Corporation and the Government of Jordan announced today that they have joined forces to establish the first ever agreement between an international company and a government to promote and drive open source adoption.

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The Minister Said no

http://jordanopensource.org

In an unexpected move, new Minister of Information and Communication Technology Marwan Juma met with Microsoft representatives in his office as he asked about the benefits of renewing Microsoft licenses in Jordan's government and public administration, stopping by this the former minister's intention to re-sign a multi-million agreement with the company

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Is Microsoft's Anti-Piracy Campaign Good for Open Source?

http://jordanopensource.org

In the Middle East, Microsoft has started a heavy campaign against software piracy which is forcing companies to use only its genuine software, but the opposite is also happening as many others are switching to Free Software.

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(Video) The Last Patch: A Funny Movie About The Battle Between Microsoft And Open Source in Arabia.

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The battle between Microsoft and Open Source is never ending. This video produced by Jordanians mimic how fanatics on both sides defend their turf.

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The Firefox Petra trip!

http://omarsflosscorner.blogspot.com

Hello everyone!

So, as the name implies, we the Firefox fans in Jordan (specifically Jordan University for Science and Technology) have arranged a nice and humble gift for the FOSS society as a whole, and the Firefox community in specific..

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Created by Ubuntu87 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Linux installation fistival in JUST..

http://omarsdaydreams.blogspot.com

Yesterday was a great day. We, the open source group at Jordan University of Science and Technology were holding a Linux installation festival to teach people about FOSS and to show them the path to their freedom. There were four distros: Ubuntu 8.10, openSUSE 11.1, Mandriva, Fedora 10 and PC BSD.

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Microsoft Insults the People of China, Jordan, the Newly-elected President

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Microsoft's arrogance is spinning out of control as it insults its own customers.

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Created by komrad 6 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 4 weeks ago
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