BBC World Documentary on free and open source software in developing countries

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Seen on the Toronto Linux Users Group mailing list:

From the announcement:

“Coming Soon: The Code Breakers – a BBC World Documentary on FOSS and

A two-part documentary, “Code Breakers” will be aired on BBC World TV starting
on 10 May 2006. Code Breakers investigates how poor countries are using FOSS
applications for development, and includes stories and interviews from around
the world.”

And most importantly, to go along with the FOSS theme, they state:

“Following its ten transmissions on BBC World the documentary will be
available copyright-free for broadcast throughout the world.”


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