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IBM, Micorosoft protest Indonesia's open source policy

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A number of US informatic technology companies such as IBM, Microsoft and Oracle have criticized Indonesia`s open source application policy.

The protest was delivered directly to visiting Indonesian Research and Technology Minister Kusmayanto Kadiman here on Friday (Saturday in Indonesia).

Under its open source application policy, Indonesia uses sytems without licenses formed by the user country itself and for its own interest.

Microsoft considered that Indonesia has discredited the license product protected by property rights such as what was produced by Microsoft.

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