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Some news about OpenSOurce

Some people are scared by open source to say the least…
GPL Sued For "Software Price Fixing"
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the General Public License (GPL), the great enabler of the open source movement, were sued last Thursday for restraint of trade under the Clayton Antitrust Act (15 US Code Section 26) in the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The pro se suit, filed by physicist, computer programmer and Groklaw gadfly Daniel Wallace, charges that the GPL “contract licensing schemeâ€? artificially fixes software prices. more at LinuxBusinessNews

while other are excited by the future…
 How free software is leading to change

Computer enthusiasts, professional and amateur, who are interested in intellectual stimulation rather than dollar signs have always existed, as exemplified by the emergence of the Homebrew Computer Club in Menlo Park in the mid-1970s and the creation of the GNU project for free software in the mid-’80s.
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and All  IT manager are encouraged to read this "A Guide to Open Source Software for Australian Government Agencies". a 975Kb PDF whitepaper

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