Open Source World Conference

International forum for presentation and discussion of technical issues, applications and business cases on open source.

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José Carlos Alarcón y Juan Reig

The conference in Malaga opens up free software to society

Photography: Luis Serrano
Some 5000 people have attended the International Free Software Conference which has been taking place in Malaga over the last few days; from the 18th until the 20th of February. José Carlos Alarcón, the General Secretary for the Development of the Information Society in Andalusia, stated at the closing press conference that initial estimates for attendees were at 1500 for all three days. He stressed that the conference objective with regard to this had been more than adequately achieved and that “free software has leapt from the strictly technological environment of the developer into the whole of society”. Juan Reig, the Conference Director, stated that during the event the most commonly used words have been those of “freedom” and “sharing”

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