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vnunet: $100 Linux Laptop to Help World's Poor

May 16, 2005, 16:45 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Jaques)

"A global education system in which Linux notebook computers are as common as pencils or textbooks even in the poorest nations has been outlined today by a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

"Nicholas Negroponte is aiming to accelerate an international drive to mass-produce Linux laptops costing as little as $100 [€79.24]..."

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