Free/libre and open source software (FLOSS)

New intellectual property law forces Cambodians to start developing their own Khmer-language software
New intellectual property law forces Cambodians to start developing their own Khmer-language software 04 February 2004 APCNews

“We envision, in 2007, a country where Cambodians can learn and use computers in their own language, a country that does not have to change to a new language in order to use computers!” say the activists behind the new KhmerOS initiative. Until now, computer use in Cambodia has been mostly in English, and mostly using unlicensed copies of Microsoft Windows products. However, a new Cambodian intellectual property law means that a user will have to purchase a license for each copy of softwa...

Idlelo - First African Conference on Digital Commons
Idlelo - First African Conference on Digital Commons 16 January 2004

The conference addressed the challenges and opportunities of the creation and use of free / open source software and open content and their development potential for Africa. The conference had both strategic and practical objectives, as it sought to bring together participants from government, education, business and civil society together with the developer community.

Making it easier to build online information communities using APC’s free software: APC ActionApps
Making it easier to build online information communities using APC’s free software: APC ActionApps 05 January 2004 APCNews

APC ActionApps allows anyone to publish online without knowing any programming or learning specialised software. It’s a content management system design specifically for progressive organisations. And because it is being developed and adopted all over the world APC ActionApps software is available in English, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Japanese and German. Find out more ab...

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