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Ralph Nader's Letter to USDOJ regarding Microsoft judgement
Wednesday, December 12 2001 @ 07:11 am CST
Contributed by: pasnak
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Related News It appears that long time comsumer advocate Ralph Nader has been doing his home work on open source and GPL/Linux His letter to the presiding judge on the USDOJ Microsoft verdict speaks quite strongly on what he perceives to be the motivations of Microsoft to damage the open source movement, as it stands in the way of a Microsoft controlled internet.

The letter can be found here

Wednesday, December 12 2001 @ 07:02 am CST
Contributed by: pasnak
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Events _TP The Free and Open Source Software Developers European Meeting (FOSDEM) has been announced for February 16 and 17 in Brussels. A number of speakers have already been scheduled, including Richard Stallman and Miguel de Icaza. More information is available on the FOSDEM web site.

Some countries are choosing Linux systems over Microsoft
Sunday, December 02 2001 @ 02:22 pm CST
Contributed by: pasnak
Views:: 2,378
Related News _TPNEW YORK -- For reasons of national security and national pride, government officials in countries such as China, France and Germany are increasingly adopting the free, open-source computer operating system known as Linux.

In some cases, the software being replaced is produced by the Microsoft Corp., which, users say, is more prone to viruses and hackers.

Full Story here

The Business of Open Source Software
Monday, October 15 2001 @ 02:24 pm CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 3,350
General News OCLUG, the Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group, is presenting BOSS, The Business of Open Source, which is a conference being held in November, 2001 in Ottawa, Canada. Eric S. Raymond (esr) will be the keynote speaker, and he will also be participating in a panel discussion among colleagues from Ottawa's development community.

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