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FOXNews: Massachusetts Should Close Down OpenDocument

Sep 30, 2005, 20:30 (93 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Prendergast)

[ Thanks to BrianRS for this link. ]

"The broader media usually take little interest in public policy debates about technology, but they’re missing a big story in Massachusetts.

"The technology trades, blogs and industry are buzzing about a monumental policy shift in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Officials in the state have proposed a new policy that mandates that every state technology system use only applications designed around OpenDocument file formats..."

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FOXNews: Editor's Note: Disclosing Writers' Affiliations

[ Thanks to Chris Gregan for this link. ]

"The column 'Massachusetts Should Close Down OpenDocument' that appeared on FOXnews.com Sept. 28 identified author James Prendergast as executive director of Americans for Technology Leadership, but failed to disclose that Microsoft is a founding member of that organization..."

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