Wow, this is full on: https://www.investigate-europe.eu/en/2017/europes-dire-dependency-on-microsoft/ Gov'ts around Europe (and, I would hope, elsewhere in the world) are realising how dangerous and expensive their dependence on Microsoft is. It's a damning epidemic, and they need to take evasive action.
For our #Lida103 learners. See instructions on how to earn a free Certificate of Competency in Copyright and Creative Commons licensing here: https://course.oeru.org/lida103/assessment/how-to-certify-competency/ Good luck!
@maruff Digital content is non-rivalrous in the sense that the supply is not reduced through consumption. The marginal cost of making a copy is near zero, and the original is still accessible. Consequently the #lida103 question is why apply restrictive "all rights reserved" copyright to digital learning materials? One possible answer is corporate control to generate artificial scarcity from an abundant resource. .../3
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