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Linux Foundation Partners With Japan

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Published on 01 October 2007 10:01 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Events
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The Linux Foundation has today announced a partnership with Japan's Information-technology Promotion Agency, or shorter known as the IPA. Japan's IPA is a government-run program that will now be supporting open-source software and Linux and will be collaborating with the Linux Foundation. The areas where the LF and IPA are specializing are in technology development, standardization, and legal activities. Additional information is available in the Linux Foundation press release.

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