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Is Russia Seeking Control of Young Minds through Linux?

Sep 24, 2007, 22:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"I like the rhetoric. I believe that choice is good. But that is precisely why I'm concerned by how Russia is playing this Linux card. If the idea is to save money, as Christopher Dawson of ZDNet points out, then Russia would be better off using existing Linux distributions like Edubuntu or OpenSUSE, both of which have been customized for the education market.

"More importantly, I don't trust that this is about choice..."

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