(FOSS) e-governance Takes Penguin To Rural India


"What sounds really hard to digest, is the fact that a body as 'red-taped' as the Indian government has jumped on to the Open Source bandwagon both quickly and efficiently."

Another quote:

"Until a few years back, Linux was simply branded as an 'experiment' in government circles, and now its not. Period."

However, the rest of the article is somewhat mixed in its euphoria, I am sorry to note. And then there's the dark side of governance in India:

"Also, we face resistance from a certain section of the society that opposes the influx of technology, primarily because of the transparencies that it introduces into the system."

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