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[News] Roadmap Released for Free Software in Government, Other Areas

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Open World Forum releases the 2020 FLOSS Roadmap

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| The Open World Forum (OWF) is an international organization based in Paris, 
| France. OWF organized an event in December 2008 which brought together people 
| from across the FLOSS spectrum: programmers, advocates, corporate and small 
| business users, hobbyists, academics and investors. OWF’s focus is the future 
| of information technology within the context of the FLOSS revolution. One 
| significant outcome of the 2008 event was the culmination of strategic, 
| tactical and political discussions in the form of a roadmap through the year 
| 2020.       



Leading organizations unite to create a new IT event: the Open World Forum

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| The Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS) movement is revolutionizing the
| IT industry. At the very heart of this revolution, the Open World Forum will
| gather together thousands of attendees and 160 speakers from 20 countries to
| cross-fertilize FLOSS initiatives for innovation and competitiveness. It will
| define the first ever roadmap over the next decade: the 2020 FLOSS Roadmap


Open Source Government: Naples goes Open Source

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| Naples and Open Source - Naples municipality intend to adopt open
| source.Re-use of code seems a key motivator factor, as reported in the press
| release.


All Russian Schools to Use Free Software

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| I've often lamented how few schools in the UK use free software, and how
| difficult it is to break the lock that Microsoft has on the entire
| educational system. The pathetic state here is highlighted by contrast with
| Russia, which is making amazing strides in rolling out open source to
| schools.

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