BBC World on FOSS

Microsoft has dominated the world of computing for many years, with its heavily guarded 'code' being beyond reach to many in the developing nations. The poorest countries are now beginning to use free or open source software (FOSS), which parallels many of Microsoft's programmes but is distributed free of charge. In the first of a two-part documentary, Code Breakers includes stories and interviews from around the world where FOSS is making an impact.

(Duration: 30 minutes)

Wednesday 10th May at 2230
Repeated: Thursday 11th May at 1230; Friday 12th May at 2230, Monday 15th May at 0430 & 1030 (all times GMT+2)


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