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Microsoft Lobbying in India Shoots Down or At Least Weakens Free/Libre Software Policy

May 29, 2015, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roy Schestowitz)

After Microsoft lobbying (both directly and by proxy) against Indian sovereignty we seem to have ended up with a watered-down Indian policy, which briefly favoured Free/Open Source software (FOSS).

This happened in many nations before (especially in Asia) and given Microsoft's influence in the Indian government we pretty much expected this to happen once again. Let's not forget that Microsoft is blackmailing British politicians (as it always did). If Microsoft can do this to the empire which ruled India, why not India too?

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