So few days ago I was interviewed by Chris Morrow about Poland signing ACTA on 26th of January. We’ve had many protests and demonstrations organized against our government which planned to sign ACTA without proper consultations with NGOs fighting for citizens rights. It got into mainstream Polish media thanks to attacks on gov servers organised [...]
Archive of 'Poland'
[ Saturday, 28 January 2012, sirmacik ]
[ Thursday, 21 January 2010, michuk ]
Polish government wants to enforce Internet filtering to eliminate online gambling and child pornography. Everything for the benefit of our children, as this is the argument which is hard to stay against.
[ Saturday, 4 October 2008, michuk ]
We have begun this series of articles focusing on Free Software deployments in Polish government departments with the article OpenOffice.org in Łeba. Today we are introducing yet another example of a well-done implementation of OpenOffice.org, in Town Council of Katowice.
[ Monday, 15 September 2008, michuk ]
The issue of Polish institutions and public administration in general, being dependent on closed-source software providers, the main one being Microsoft, is largely spoken about. There are exceptions among the institutions however, and one of them will be featured in our today’s article. We hope that it will be a pilot of a series of [...]
[ Monday, 15 September 2008, admin ]
Numerous media have recently informed that Polish government will be giving away laptops to every kid in the country. The project will cost about 500 mln PLN (250 mln USD) yearly over the next couple of years and first laptops will be handed as early as September 2009. Borys Musielak has done a write-up on [...]
[ Thursday, 10 April 2008, michuk ]
Tomasz Bednarski (Mandriva Poland) wrote a letter to PKN president, Tomasz Schweitzer, in which he expressed his concerns about the Polish OOXML ratification process which Bednarski took part of, as a member of the technical committee 182. We publish the translation of his letter and the response from Schweitzer.
[ Friday, 28 March 2008, michuk ]
In the just released press message of PKN (Polish Standarization Institute), we read that the vote of Poland in ISO will be to recommend approving Office Open XML as an ISO standard.