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..."