WFTL Bytes! for Nov 5, 2008 : elections, proprietary taxes, fighting the RIAA, ApacheCon, and Linux netbook sales.
This is WFTL Bytes!, your occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Wednesday, November 5, 2008, with your host, Marcel Gagné. Today's stories include a new president for the United States of America, your tax dollars at work avoiding the benefits of FOSS, an open source election at OpenSUSE, a new legal challenge to the RIAA's anti-piracy campaign, and more good Linux news on the netbook front.
Links to the stories covered in today's newscast
Obama is president, in case you hadn't heard : http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2008/11/05/obama-reaction.html
States letting FOSS pass them by : http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/65025.html
OpenSUSE unveils its first elected board : http://news.opensuse.org/2008/10/27/results-of-the-1st-opensuse-board-el...
Harvard Professor challenges RIAA anti-piracy campaign : http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.php?id=537633690rid=-50
Free ApacheCon Keynote video streaming : http://streaming.linux-magazin.de/en/program_apacheconus08.htm
Asus says 3 out of 10 systems are sold with Linux : http://blogs.computerworld.com/3_out_of_10_asus_pcs_run_desktop_linux