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NewsForge: Software Freedom Day: Not Just for Geeks

Aug 19, 2006, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

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"The third annual Software Freedom Day (SFD) will take place worldwide on September 16. Project organizers say the event, designed to raise awareness about the benefits of using free software, is drawing more interest this year than ever before, with participation from 150 countries.

"Free software fans around the world are forming local teams that will work together to create events specific to their localities, including educational seminars, product giveaways, and free software demonstrations. 'The day is completely free and there will be giveaways, prizes, and further information about how you can do your bit to help ensure technology doesn't act to lock down our human rights,' says Pia Waugh, the newly elected president of Software Freedom International (SFI), the official support organization for Software Freedom Day..."

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