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Troubleshooters.com: SSSCA's Bitter Harvest

Nov 09, 2001, 11:03 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Litt)
"What is the end result if SSSCA passes? It starts bleak, and gets bleaker. For starters, Linux is outlawed.

...But that's not the worst of it.

Linux won't be banned in Europe, India, Ireland, Australia, or Mexico. As the United States retreats into technological inferioriority, those countries will continue their march into the future. The world's programmers will learn and progress while American programmers learn ever more arcane ways to circumvent Windows glitches. Like never before, the United States will lose technologists in a brain drain to Europe, India, Ireland, Australia and Mexico. In 10 years might we be seeing U.S. programmers captured at the border trying to sneak into Mexico?"

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