Linked by weildish on Thu 12th Feb 2009 04:43 UTC
Linux Cuba recently launched its own answer to Windows this week, or, in the bigger picture, what the Cubans are calling "US Hegemony." Nova, the new open source OS being offered by the Cuban government, is being made to boot out US-based Microsoft products.
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RE[3]: Comment by moleskine
by Soulbender on Thu 12th Feb 2009 12:35 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by moleskine"
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Not really the smartest move considering the effects of the embargo on them

I didn't say it was smart. Besides, it's only the U.S embargo, much of the rest of the world doesn't really care about their Don Quiote-esque fight against communism and are gladly trading with Cuba.

but Cuba is just plain screwed.

Is? They've been doing it for 45 years. "Is screwed" may be a long time coming.

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