Vietnam Embracing Open Source Products

Thursday, October 30 2003 @ 04:15 pm CST

Contributed by: kevinmack

"The initiative is Vietnam's solution to software piracy, a rampant problem that threatens to derail the country's economic aspirations."

"Open source is especially appealing to developing countries such as Vietnam, which see it as a way to help close the technological divide that separates rich and poor nations."

Read the full thing here

Not that I'm totally anti-Microsoft (they make a great mouse), but my favourite quote is: `We are trying step by step to eliminate Microsoft,''