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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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Obama enforces trade embargo against open source

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The Obama Administration has forced Sourceforge to deny service to its anti-terrorism sanction list. In practical terms this means people in Cuba, North Korea, the Sudan, Syria and Iran get “403 forbidden” messages when they try to access sourceforge.org addresses. (Here’s how the Armenian Private School in Toronto, Canada displays 403 errors.)

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Mr. Obama, Please Tear Down This Wall!

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Only three days after posting my blog regarding the plight of Google's Chinese customers and how their data is now at the whims of a US-based company and its conflict with the Chinese government, I read about the issues of SourceForge.net and the U.S. State Department's Export lists and how the data stored in a US-based company, sometimes created by non-U.S.

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Obama Finally Slams the USPTO, But Parrots Talking Point from Microsoft and Intellectual Monopolists

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Failure to understand the true role of patents, especially at the government level; pharmaceutical industry veteran admits the patent lie; IPCom officially loses patent crusade

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Goldman Sachs and Microsoft Top Obama Funders

http://boycottnovell.com

News about banks, Microsoft, Paul Allen's voyages, and Microsoft's funding of the US president

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Obama and Free Software

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"One of the more interesting aspects of the modern knowledge society is the free software movement. The most famous and influential leader of this movement is Richard M. Stallman (RMS). Richard recognized the value of a new model for software development and the various risks to that model.

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Meet Obama’s Pick for Technology Advisory Panel

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HERE is what Craig Mundie, whom Obama has just appointed, thinks about Free/open source software...

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Red Hat CEO praises Obama openness, calls for ODF adoption

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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst has issued a statement praising President Obama for bringing a culture of inclusion and transparency to the United States government. Whitehurst also takes the opportunity to encourage broader open source adoption.

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Red Hat CEO seeks open source in government

http://www.networkworld.com

Red Hat's CEO, in a blog post on Monday, is endorsing the Obama Administration's call for openness and participation in government by likening the President's statement to the open source software movement.

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Answering the Call for Open Source Government

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President Obama came to office with the promise of change. His administration has pledged to create an environment of openness and participation. Some have already called him the “open source president” such as consultant and CNN contributor Alex Castellanos. There’s no better time than now. Transparency builds trust. Participation solves problems.

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Let's Use Stimulus to Boost Open Source in Schools

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We now have a new stimulus package that is set to change much of the face of our national. Like it or hate it, this "bundle of funds" is headed into a number of critical sectors of the US economy with the idea of jumpstarting our economy – including schools.

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Obama and the Open Sourcing of the US

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Open source software in government was the topic on the Linux blogs this week, particularly President Obama's request that Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy prepare a paper on how the U.S. government can use open source technologies.

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