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GNU/Linux Was Never a Problem for OLPC, Claims Technical OLPC Staff

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FUD from Nicholas Negroponte is being challenged .

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Not Free at Any Price - Why I switched to the OLPC—and why I dropped it, by Richard M. Stallman

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"The One Laptop Per Child project, launched by MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte in 2003, was supposed to lead millions of children around the world to information technology and freedom [...] I now expect that the main effect of the OLPC project—if it succeeds—will be to turn millions of children into Microsoft users.

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OLPC Decision Not Final, RMS Asks: Can We Rescue OLPC from Windows?

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Richard Stallman just switched to an OLPC XO, for the free bios, and at that same moment in time, Nicholas Negroponte made some odd statements about Windows and the OLPC.

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Can we rescue OLPC from Windows? - by Richard Stallman

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"I read Negroponte's statement presenting the OLPC XO as a platform for Windows in the most ironic circumstances possible: during a week of preparing, under a deadline, to migrate personally to an XO. I made this decision for one specific reason: freedom..."

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OLPC raises $35 million through first world campaign

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The Nicholas Negroponte inspired One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program has claimed a major success from its Give One Get One campaign that ran from November 12 through December 31, 2007 in the United States and Canada, raising $35 million.

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