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UK Online Protest Finds Success In Just 48 Hours

This post originally appeared on Techdirt. Using social networking tools to organize political protests is nothing new or surprising, but online protests have been growing increasingly efficient, especially on Facebook. In Canada, for example, a group protesting copyright legislation caught the attention of federal parliament last summer, and another opposing […]

Quebec Lawsuit Highlights Problems With The Software Procurement Process

[This post originally appeared on Techdirt.] FACIL, a free software advocacy group based in Quebec, recently filed a lawsuit against the provincial government (via Michael Geist) for favoring proprietary software without considering the free and open source alternatives. This story got plenty of attention a few weeks ago, but it’s […]