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Venezuala Moves Towards Open Source

Slashdot reports that the latest news out of Venezuela (English translation) is a presidential decree that prioritizes open source over regular pay software. My family on my father’s side hails from Venezuela, and I won’t turn this into a political discussion (feel free to use the comments and Junto for that), but I will say this: President Hugo Chavez’s every move seems to manage to piss off U.S. interests. Supposedly, the first attempt at this decree was thwarted by non other than Microsoft.

December 31st, 2004 Posted by Nathan Weinberg | Open Source, General | no comments

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