[NH LoCo] I'm writing an opinion piece for the Concord Monitor -- care to weigh in?

Susan Cragin susancragin at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 24 21:12:46 GMT 2010


http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/3911/125/
Apparently, Canada is an enemy, too. 
When they put Massachusetts on the list, I'm hiding. 


-----Original Message-----
>From: Seth Cohn <sethcohn at gnuhampshire.org>
>Of interest...
>"When using open source makes you an enemy of the state"
>http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/feb/23/opensource-intellectual-property
>
>On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 7:06 PM, Susan Cragin <susancragin at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> I'm writing an opinion piece for the Concord Monitor.
>> Title:  All NH taxpayer-supported computers and systems should run open-source software.
>> I need examples of municipalities, states, and so on, that have switched to open-source successfully, and what they use.
>> Did you use Drupal to put your town's planning-and-zoning information out? Does your library run Koha? Do your municipal workers use Firefox / OpenOffice / Thunderbird?
>> What about schools that you are connected with? Do they run open-source software?
>> Please feel free to cross-post this.
>> The Concord Monitor has in the past given my articles good exposure, the state is desperate to cut costs, and this could be a good thing for open-source.
>> Susan Cragin






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