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Whistleblowers: get some gloves!

Whilst trawling around on the interwebs, I cam across this amazing story, and a reason to award some brass balls: Up Yours Carter-Ruck Guido is with the in-laws for Christmas and only has internet access via a dial-up or his

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Posted in Censorship, Post Tipping Point, Software, Someone Clever Said, The Facts, The Law, Yes yes yes!

Mark Shuttleworth, gold, Ubuntu, capitalism, freedom and software

Let’s start with a superb essay by Lew Rockwell: The Myth of Good Government by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. One of the great and most persistent errors of classical liberals is to believe in “good government,” a government that does

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Posted in Economics, Money, Post Tipping Point, Someone Clever Said, Told You So, Yes yes yes!

EU backs use of open-source software

By James Kanter Tuesday, June 10, 2008 BRUSSELS: The European Union’s competition commissioner, Neelie Kroes, delivered an unusually blunt rebuke to Microsoft on Tuesday by recommending that businesses and governments use software based on open standards. Kroes has fought bitterly

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Posted in Geekn, Money, Software, Someone Clever Said, The Facts, The Law, Told You So, Yes yes yes!