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Brazilians Implementing Linux in All Parts of the Economy

Martin O'Donnell poined out an article in Open Magazine that describes the initiatives underway throughout Brazil to implement computer systems based on Linux.

The article points out that one of the driving forces behind the migration from Windows and other closed-source operating systems is relentless pressure from Microsoft and the United States Department of Commerce. As a result, the Brazilian government became aggressive in its efforts to root out software piracy, and this has created the perception that systems based on Linux are the best way to avoid harassment.

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