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[discuss] FLOSS support companies in Northern Ontario (Sudbury)

Russell McOrmond wrote: I have other relatives that have never considered FLOSS because of

[discuss] Interesting reference to CLUE

http://rym.waglo.com/wordpress/2007/01/10/dear-lazyweb-i-need-microsoft-info/

[discuss] Why Windows wins and Linux loses

My parents run Linux on their home desktop, and they get support fromtheir sons (My brother works at Xandros).  They have asked around, but

[discuss] Net Neutrality: A Public Discussion (in Ottawa) on the Future of the Internet in Canada

http://www.librarianactivist.org/2007/01/09/net-neutrality-panel-discussion/

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Net Neutrality: A Public Discussion on the Future of the Internet in Canada
February 6, 2007 , 7 pm

[discuss] School boards against free goods? When free turns to expensive...

Hi

I was very surprise to hear that some school boards pressured the ministry of
education to license software that teachers can already download legally for
themselves (SAGE, Simple Accounting). The reason? Because they refuse to

[discuss] Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols: Why Windows wins and Linux loses

(This is a personal rant -- not representing CLUE, its policy coordinator,
or anyone but me ;-)

When I read this article by Steven:
http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS6087894103.html I see a series of

[discuss] ethical reasons to change to linux

While many, if not all of us, and most of the public have heard of the
Gates foundation, and much of the positive press it has received, few
have heard of the flip side of the coin, i.e. how much harm the Gates

[discuss] US Software Patents in Supreme Court

I just saw this and thought perhaps it could help in showing our Gov't that software cannot be patentable.http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/blogs/software_aint_patentable_damn_it

[discuss] Fwd: "Not all OS stories have happy endings" (Russell McOrmond)

or hurt the FLOSS marketplace?  I know I sit on the fence on this, andHas the familiarity with the Linux brand in the general public helped am curious what other people think.