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[school-discuss] Iraq LUG to open center, seeking donations
http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS4530392231.html has all the details,
but here's the gist of it:
Today in Baghdad, up-to-date PC hardware and software is readily
available say organizers of the program, but computer books are
difficult to obtain. The Freedom Technology Center and bookcrossing.com
members have teamed up to host an event at the end of this month that
will ship computer books to Iraq's Baghdad Linux Center.
Donations of good computer books to help foster Linux and software
education in Iraq are currently being accepted at the new Mountain View,
CA-based Freedom Technology Center, a new non-profit IT training
facility. The center will be hosting a fundraiser and drive for books on
Friday, March 26 from 9 AM PST through midnight.
One restriction on donations to Iraq includes the US export ban on
cryptographic software. Because most current OS distributions contain
some cryptographic software, distributions and CDs included in some
texts will not be permitted.
Send 'em if you got 'em...
TJ Miller jr
OS/Network Eng. Instructor