[Fsf-friends] Microsoft to set up university in (Bangalore)city

Mani A a.mani.cms@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Mon Jul 16 02:53:13 IST 2007

On 7/15/07, Nagarjuna G. <nagarjun at gnowledge.org> wrote:
> On 7/15/07, Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Is this a sign that the Free Software Movement is growing in Bangalore???
> Vikram, let us begin drafting a note that brings together all the
> points; how dangerous it is for any country, not merely for India to
> accept any such thing. May be can do this on http://fci.wikia.com/.
> After we complete the note, we can release that as a press release and
> also make a representation to Karnataka; Govt of India; and to the
> president (who is the chancellor of all universities in India)

That will not be sufficient. It will help if we have a national level
campaign on the issue involving academics from everywhere. The UGC and
AIU must also be targeted. M$ does not actually run universities
anywhere in the world. This proposal reflects more severely on the
corruption and malpractices in the higher education sector of our


A. Mani

A. Mani
Member, Cal. Math. Soc

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