Slashdot: How To Hijack an EU Open Source Strategy Paper
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 27 Feb 2009 17:31
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Thanks to the indispensable Wikileaks, we have the opportunity to see how an organization close to Microsoft is attempting to re-write — and hijack — an important European Union open source strategy paper, currently being drawn up. Analyzing before and after versions visible in the document demonstrates how the Association for Competitive Technology, a lobbying group partially funded by Microsoft, is trying to widen the scope of open source to include 'mixed solutions blending open and proprietary code.
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