OSCSL gives Ubuntu to combat piracy

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More people are now considering open source technology as an option to proprietary software, according to a consultant of the Open Source Computer Security Laboratory (OSCSL).

Justin Wiley, Peace Corps information technology (IT) consultant currently teaching at the OSCSL, said due to their relentless efforts to promote it, different organizations, such as schools, government agencies and companies now know about open source technology.

He said many establishments and organizations are "scared" they will face sanctions for using unlicensed software.

As the Pilipinas Anti-Piracy Team is set to begin a crackdown against offices and establishments that use pirated software, OSCSL gives Ubuntu Linux systems for free.

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