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Re: [SLUG] Speaking of Radio Shows ...
- To: Richard Blackburn <rblckbrn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Speaking of Radio Shows ...
- From: Rick Welykochy <rick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Jul 23 06:51:02 2001
- Cc: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Organization: Praxis Services Pty Limited
Richard Blackburn wrote:
> Apparently there was some item on ABC's News Radio this weekend about a
> group called PCs For Kids; a group that fixes up old boxes for kids on
> the wrong side of the digital divide. I didn't hear it, but I gather the
> jist of the story is that M$ has effectively shut them down due to
> licensing problems. Anyone heard of this situation and is there anything
> we could do? Maybe the executive could try to find out about it and
> organise a special install day or something like that?
LINK discussed this issue in detail. From their vaults:
"MS chases Windows licence fee from kids charity"
and a response from the local Open Source community:
"EverythingLinux offers Linux CDs to Charity"
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services Pty Limited
"The only thing is certain: Russian petty computer hooligans are
very slovenly, while FBI agents are very persistent in hunting