APDIP: The Code Breakers–A BBC World Documentary on FOSS and Development

“The famous digital divide is getting wider. A two-part
documentary, ‘The Code Breakers,’ to be aired on BBC World starting
10 May 2006 examines whether free/open source software (FOSS) might
be the bridge?

“FOSS contains ‘source code’ that can be used, copied, studied,
modified and redistributed without restriction. It has been around
for over 20 years but most PC owners are not aware that the
Internet search engines and many computer applications run on