[Linux-aus] Marketing Linux

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at dhanapalan.com
Wed Apr 18 10:16:33 UTC 2007

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, "John Vandenberg" <jayvdb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Rather than a really good ad that is buying the eyes of people that
> would rather not be watching, I would like to see a pilot cable
> program developed around the theme of Linux, bringing people to the TV
> set.  ... answering the hard questions that viewers have, and if there
> are no answers, tracking project to conclusion; soup'ing up boxes;
> routinely summarising major advances or things to try; interviews with
> Australian companies that have converted.

Not exactly what you are describing, but there are already some television 
documentaries on FOSS:


Has anyone tried lobbying television stations to screen them? I think that 
they would quite suit the ABC or SBS.

"Nimda bundles several known exploits against Internet Information Server and 
other Microsoft software. Enterprises with Web applications should start to 
investigate less-vulnerable Web server products."
	- John Pescatore, Information Security Strategies,
			Gartner Group, 2001-09-19
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