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
rexstuff
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2007-04-06

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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RE: Dubious endorsement
by stabbyjones on Tue 28th Dec 2010 09:53 in reply to "Dubious endorsement"
stabbyjones Member since:
2008-04-15

http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/latest_news.php?nid=27209

seems like he's the one to get anything done over there

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RE: Dubious endorsement
by rexstuff on Wed 29th Dec 2010 07:17 in reply to "Dubious endorsement"
rexstuff Member since:
2007-04-06

Hmm, it appears my comment is somewhat unappreciated ;)

I am in no way offended, but please tell me, oh you who vote me down, where are my factual errors? Or perhaps some sort of counter point, that we may engage in meaningful discussion?

Edited 2010-12-29 07:19 UTC

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