UN an enemy of internet?

Well, it sure looks like it. After reading Cory Doctorow’s posting about how UN is about to kill podcasts I can’t help but wonder where this world is headed. UN’s homepage greets you with “Welcome to the UN. It’s your world.” It’s increasingly looking like they are turning into yet another US lapdog. It’s a …

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UN recommends use of open source

The United Nations has recommended its members use open source software, particularly in areas related to health, education and international commerce, UN inspector Dominique Ouredrago said during a speech at the II international open source conference in Spain. http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2006/02/20/1389065.htm Now this is good, right? Well, I’m not sure it’s good enough. I’m not convinced the …

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