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NewsForge: Los Angeles LUG Pres Resigns Over Military Linux Use

Apr 21, 2004, 16:00 (83 Talkback[s])
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"Clay Claiborne, founder and president of Linux Users Los Angeles (LULA), says he has resigned his position because of his opposition to the war in Iraq and the U.S. Armed Forces' use of Linux.

"In an email to the group's membership yesterday, Claiborne wrote:

"I started Linux Users Los Angeles [Lula] eight years ago when Linux was a baby and needed all the friends it could get. I saw in Linux and its "free as in 'beer', and free as in 'speech' philosophy" a tool with vast potential for the liberation of humanity..."

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