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Breaking the dependency on proprietary software: A call to nonprofits to refuse Microsoft Windows 7

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today launched the next stage of its "Windows 7 Sins" campaign at http://windows7sins.org, making the case against Microsoft and proprietary software by writing to 500 leaders of the most influential nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide, asking them to make the switch to freedom-respecting free software, and to help foster awareness of the ethical impor

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OLPC will make children Microserfs: FSF

http://www.itwire.com

RMS: «... Teaching children to use Windows is like teaching them to smoke tobacco [...] That is a negative effect, so the world would be better off if the OLPC project had never existed... »

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“Windows 7 Sins” Campaign a Great Success So Far

http://boycottnovell.com

Public is taught about Microsoft’s offenses while reactionary dissent comes only from the usual suspects and Microsoft remains speechless

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FSF launches Windows 7 anti-upgrade letter campaign

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The Free Software Foundation is mobilizing against Windows 7 with a campaign to dissuade IT decision makers from installing the operating system. The group's sent letters to 499 of the top Fortune 500 organizations, warning that a move to Windows 7 will increase their dependence on Microsoft and encouraging the use of GNU/Linux on PCs instead. The missing letter recipient was Microsoft.

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FSF takes on Windows 7

http://blogs.computerworld.com

These days, the FSF is spending its time attacking proprietary software, like it did today, August 26th, when it went after Windows 7 in its new Windows 7 Sins: The case against Microsoft and proprietary software.

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Windows 7 Sins Letter Donation

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"We've mailed a letter to 499 of the Fortune 500 companies (we didn't think Microsoft would listen), but that's just the start..."

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Launching the Windows7sins Campaign - Join us Wednesday in Boston

http://lists.gnu.org

"Hi everyone, This Wednesday, August 26 at 11am, the Free Software Foundation will be launching its Windows7sins.org public awareness campaign, drawing attention to the threats posed by the adoption of Microsoft's proprietary operating system.

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