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OLPC will make children Microserfs: FSF

Aug 31, 2009, 17:33 (5 Talkback[s])
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"The OLPC later backed away from this commitment and announced that it would run Windows XP, the FSF said, adding that this was done because of pressure (PDF) from Microsoft.

""With this pressure, Microsoft took aim at the low-cost platform as a way to make poor children around the world dependent on its products."

"It said, due to this dramatic change of policy, many FOSS volunteers quit in disgust."

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