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Re: [News] Left-ruled States Open to Linux

__/ [ Roy Schestowitz ] on Monday 09 October 2006 13:13 \__

> Comrades open windows to linux
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | The die was cast on October 2005, when Microsoft came out with a sting
> | operation in Thiruvananthapuram on anti-piracy crackdown 'humiliating'
> | a couple of PC sellers. "Dealers always prefer to do straight business
> | and when it is FOSS systems, there are no ethical dilemmas," says State
> | computer dealers association president, PK Harikrishnan. Right or wrong,
> | it boils down to a question of seeing software as a market. Make some
> | discreet queries, and you will find as much as 95% of multimedia PC
> | buyers expect freebies of atleast two basic slices of Microsoft
> | software, costing Rs 4200 to Rs 20,000 (Windows 98 to MS office XP).
> `----
> http://www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=142832

Worthwhile observation:

Two More Indian States May Join Kerala, Go 100% Linux!!

"Though West Bengal and Tripura have to go whole hog to adopt a free software
model, ideological closeness is more than evident."

Also see:

Indian Policy Makers Call For Greater Use Of Open Source

,----[ Quote ]
| A wide spectrum of policy makers called for the greater usage of open
| source to modernize India in the digital era and the re-evaluation of
| the laws pertaining to Intellectual Property. The event sought to examine
| the notion of intellectual "property," in the context of traditional
| knowledge, globalization and the growth of the open source movement
| worldwide.


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