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Information Flows?: Hunan Water Utility Case

From China Media Project: It was just over a week ago that China’s long-awaited national ordinance on openness of information took effect, mandating “active disclosure” by local governments of a whole range of policy-related...

Microsoft’s Beijing win causes concern

From the ZDNet: “Microsoft’s reported US$3.6m contract win in Beijing has not been met with universal approval in China, where concerns over software from outside are growing. There is growing disquiet about public sector IT contracts being awarded to Western vendors in China, a country long known for its fondness of open source and homegrown […]

Open-source group gets Chinese member

From CNET “Open-source software development in China is likely to get a boost with a leading Chinese software firm deciding to join the Open Source Development Labs. Announcing the new addition on Friday, the OSDL said Beijing Co-Create Open Source Software plans to focus on Linux kernel development and the promotion of the Linux […]

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