Linked by runjorel on Thu 13th Jan 2011 19:35 UTC
Linux "At the end of 2010, the 'open-source' software movement, whose activists tend to be fringe academics and ponytailed computer geeks, found an unusual ally: the Russian government. Vladimir Putin signed a 20-page executive order requiring all public institutions in Russia to replace proprietary software, developed by companies like Microsoft and Adobe, with free open-source alternatives by 2015."
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According to, The Wall Street Journal ( uses Linux and Apache. As for FOX News (, their website also runs on Linux and Apache. Same for, (which is owned by neo-con David Horowitz), and

As it turns out, Russia, China and Iran aren't the only ones who love Linux and Open Source. I can assume that because they all use Linux and Open Source, that the above-mentioned right wing blowhards also endorse it.

I'm just sayin'.

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