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Old 03-06-2009, 10:01 AM   #1
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LXer: How to Hijack an EU Open Source Strategy Paper

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Open source is an outsider, not part of the establishment. One price it pays for this is not being privy to all the decisions that are made in the field of governmental policy. Too often, established players are involved without any counterbalancing input from the free software side. Generally, we don't see all the machinations and deals that go on here behind closed doors. But thanks to the increasingly-indispensable Wikileaks, we have the opportunity to observe how an organisation close to Microsoft is attempting to re-write and hijack an important European Union open source strategy paper. Here's Wikileak's explanation of why this is an important document:



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