August 19, 2002

One small step for Open Source

"A few dozen Linux programmers marched through downtown San Francisco on Thursday in support of
proposed legislation that would require the California government to only use software in which the source code is freely available for
viewing, modification and redistribution.

Led by Michael Tiemann, chief technology officer at Linux vendor Red
Hat Inc., the group walked from Moscone Center to San Francisco City
Hall to unveil a piece of legislation known as the Digital Software
Security Act (DSSA)." More at ITWorld.


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