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

Seth Cohn sethcohn at gnuhampshire.org
Wed Feb 24 20:16:41 GMT 2010


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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