Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.
Search Linux Today
Linux News Sections:  Developer -  High Performance -  Infrastructure -  IT Management -  Security -  Storage -
Linux Today Navigation
LT Home
Contribute
Contribute
Link to Us
Linux Jobs


More on LinuxToday


Linux Journal: Pakistan Government Looks to the Linux Users Group

Jul 15, 2002, 20:30 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frederick Noronha)

"It must be quite flattering when a government sits up, takes note of the potential of a Linux-users group, and prominently features it in advertisements noticed nationwide.

"This happened recently in Pakistan, where a small but growing band of GNU/Linux enthusiasts--and some senior policy planners working at another level--have understood the impact that this alternative computing operating system could have on their plans.

"Sometime in June, the English-language newspaper The Dawn published from the port city of Karachi, announced: 'The Government of Pakistan is committing itself to the reduction of piracy and the protection of intellectual property. Linux and open source technologies are the corner stone of this initiative...'"

Complete Story

Related Stories: