NewsForge: Send Congress a Message About Open Source
Feb 05, 2004, 03:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"SCO recently sent a letter to every Member of the U.S.
Congress. SCO told America's elected representatives that Linux
contains code stolen from its own version of Unix. Company
officials claimed that open source software is a threat to the
United States information technology industry. They told men and
women elected to serve all Americans that open source is a threat
to the United States' competitive position in world markets. The
open source community cannot let these allegations go unanswered in
Congress. OSAIA asks you write to your two Senators and your Member
of Congress to refute SCO's claims.
"A hand-written letter is usually the best way to communicate
with your elected representatives. But since Congressional security
procedures are delaying physical mail, we ask that you fax your
comments as well..."