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Linux-Egypt.org: Arabization Contributor and Evangelist: Nadim Shaikli

Aug 23, 2002, 01:00 (18 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Isam Bayazidi for this link. ]

Linux Arabization had undergone major changes for the past years, and the Linux-Egypt.org site has launched a series of interviews with the major players in this effort.

The first Interview is with Arabeyes contributor Nadim Shaikli.

"With the current political situation that has enveloped our Arab and Muslim lands, I was shocked by a couple of experiences in which I saw foreign companies supposedly upholding security for Arab companies and governments. A great deal of the Arab world is now embarking on the internet and is moving most (if not all) of it daily transactions and business on the 'net; and I'd even assume some very sensitive data/info. Having all that info protected by a foreign, potentially hostile, company (and thus country) seemed ludicrous and beyond belief to me..."

Complete Story (English)

Complete Story (Arabic)

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