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Mad Penguin: New Grassroots Effort to Spread OpenOffice.org Launched in New York City

Jun 17, 2006, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Einfeldt)

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"A group of grassroots activists in the OpenOffice.org community have just announced they are going to undertake a similar media campaign to Spread Firefox, starting with a free (as in beer) New York City daily newspaper called 'The Metro,' published by Metro International. Most penguinistas know what a huge success the grassroots Spread Firefox ad campaign was. Through ads in the New York Times and the Frankfurt General Newspaper, and the hilarious Firefox videos on the FunnyFox website (video link here), Firefox has probably gained greater popular name brand recognition in the general public than any other free open source software (FOSS) project..."

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