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Old 04-09-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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LXer: Promoting Free Software in Developing Countries


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Here's a paradox. Free software seems perfect for developing countries: it's free both to obtain and to share, runs well on low-spec machines and – an important aspect that is often overlooked – can be easily localised. And yet the uptake of free software in many such countries is poor, with Windows still dominating computing at all levels. How is this possible?

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