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The Register: We've Seen the Future, Indian Prez Tells Gates--And You're Not in It

Jun 05, 2003, 03:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)

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"Each year, while Bill Gates parties at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Richard M Stallman makes a trip to Porto Alegre. Stallman takes part in discussions on alternatives to globalization, US-style, at the World Social Forum. His travel choice appears to be paying off.

"Last week Indian President Dr Abdul Kalam called for a halt to the 'devastating' impact of proprietary software. He revealed that he had what he called 'difference' with the Microsoft founder when the two met last November.

"'The most unfortunate thing is that India still seems to believe in proprietary solutions,' said President Kalam..."

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