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Re: [News] Australian Government Pressure to Give Free Software to Each Child

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____/ 7 on Thursday 18 December 2008 18:38 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Only Linux can ensure that each Australian School Child can be given a
>> Laptop
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>> | The Australian Federal and State governments have announced programmes
>> | to give school kids laptops. However, there are ongoing cost and
>> | deployment issues, which are causing these programmes to be delayed or
>> | stopped. In response to this, Cybersource has prepared a free,
>> | Linux-based solution, for use by Australian Schools, which makes it
>> | possible to bring one million new laptops to Australian school children.
>> `----
>> http://www.linuxpr.com/releases/11069.html
> The UK government should be pressuring schools to give Linux
> laptops to each child and Linux CDs to install on their
> computers. Its all fine and dandy for that sort of thing
> to be going on elsewhere when at home nothing of the sort
> is going on leading to dumb kids who know little
> more than how to operate a computer as a console.

I'm sure BillG and Blair will negotiate this down the hallway at the next
Bilderberg meeting.

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