Sunil Thakare :: Open Source Evangelist

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August 24th, 2011

Government Open Source Policies: A Cyber-defense system to protect espionage.

In 2004, India’s then President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam insisted on open source in defense(1). In another public-sector boost to open-source software, then Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam called for his country’s military to use such non-proprietary technology to ward off cyber-security threats. Dr. Kalam, then President of India and a former head of India’s defense [...]