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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They're afraid of getting in trouble?

What would they be afraid of? A U.S. trade embargo? Oh wait...

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Yes they are, because many companies has relations with Cuba ( or with cubans institutions ) even with
the embargo. Also they don't buy anything that can get for free no matter what, that's why there
is so many pirated software there. In the past ( I imagine that today too ) the ministery of
internal affairs had a department dedicated to that ( called MC ). The embargo has hit them
but don't believe in all that you heard, for example, the US is Cuba's 1st food provider.

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