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Tectonic: Make Up Your Mind on ICT, Shuttleworth Tells Government

Nov 02, 2006, 17:30 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Speaking to the GovTech 2006 attendees yesterday, Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of the Shuttleworth Foundation, urged South Africa to decide on a global best practice in ICT strategy in order to best position the country for success in the technology game.

"Shuttleworth cited a number of countries as setting the pace for emerging nations using progressive methods to transform themselves--from South Korea using broadband to evolve its economy and moving towards open source software as a key enabling technology, Spain driving technology into education using free software and China committing to putting all government procurement onto Linux by 2010..."

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