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OLPC Will Remain a Non-Profit

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The story in today’s Boston Business Journal about One Laptop per Child requires certain clarification:

1. OLPC will continue as a non-profit organization in order to carry out its traditional role advocating for 1:1 computing in developing countries as a means to provide a modern education to children.

2. OLPC will continue as a non-profit organization in its activities to arrange and manage laptop deployments around the world.

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