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Linux World: Can Open Source Truly Save The World?

Oct 20, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Berkowitz, Evan Leibovitch)

"The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), convened by the United Nations at the urging of the International Telecommunications Union, intends to address the global economic, societal and political changes being wrought as our information-based society replaces the old industrial one...

"Until recently, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), was to play a major role in WSIS's plans for closing these information gaps. Evan Leibovitch, President of the Linux Professional Institute, itself a participant of WSIS, noted this shift of focus away from FOSS and expressed concern in a recent letter to all WSIS participants..."

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