"Another anti-Microsoft front group has emerged in favor of
'free and open standards,' hyping what it calls the Hague
Declaration and making some absurd connection to the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights. The propagandists, partially funded by
publicly traded companies, have a little trouble describing what
that term 'free and open standards' means (or even using it
consistently), but the group has no trouble indicating its
political stripes. Unbelievably it calls itself Digistan,
apparently to identify with the fascist terrorists based in
countries and regions using the Farsi-based suffix 'stan.'
"All of these front groups percolate around about two dozen
individuals, mostly European. The vast left-wing conspiracy of
George Soros works around the edges of their mostly web-site-only
organizations. But there is a profit motive..."