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A Good Reason to Go Open Source at School

May 30, 2007, 01:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"This debacle over school computer software shows just how beholden the big institutions in society are to major software companies, and in particular--Microsoft.

"The Government should have just stumped up the $2.7 million to keep Microsoft Office on those Macs, then vowed to go open source when the contract term ends--on all computers in the every school. That's a good ten year plan to have anyway..."

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