Linked by David Adams on Tue 28th Dec 2010 04:51 UTC, submitted by tupp
Linux Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a plan for transition of power structures and the federal budget to free software. According to the document, the introduction of Linux in government should begin in II quarter 2012.
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Dubious endorsement
by rexstuff on Tue 28th Dec 2010 05:48 UTC
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So a leader (accused of) corruption and nepotism who used to be a spy for the KGB responsible for suppressing "political dissent" (read: free speech) wants his country to use more FOSS.

Not exactly a glowing endorsement.

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