[Fsf-friends] Schools become the hottest target

doxa at sancharnet.in doxa at sancharnet.in
Fri Sep 23 06:03:31 CEST 2005

M$ isn't far behind when it comes to targeting schools.
---------Story from The Hindu ------------
To adopt 100 schools for providing interactive learning environment
# Maran, Gates meet in Redmond
# Assistance for promoting broadband usage, e-governance
# `Windows XP Starter Edition' exclusively for use in India
# Microsoft to make available its education content

NEW DELHI: : Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a cooperation initiative with the Indian Government in a host of areas such as removing the digital divide, promoting broadband usage and e-governance, apart from launching an India-specific operating system `Windows XP Starter Edition.'....Complete Story at http://www.hindu.com/2005/09/23/stories/2005092307331200.htm
We can now expect our IT minister to start talking about removing Microsoft-divide, by promoting the corporate's interests here.

CK Raju, Thrissur

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