[oclug-announce] mailout to all 308 MPs
Brenda J. Butler
bjb at magma.ca
Sun Sep 24 23:52:03 EDT 2006
Gosling www.goslingcommunity.org has organized a mailout
of some info packages on Free and Open Source Software
to all 308 Members of Parliament in the federal government.
Included (that I know of, so far) are 2 CDs of Linux
distros and some flyers, as well as URLs for them to get
more information. This was sent out last Friday.
If you want to help, please contact your Federal Member
of Parliament and ask them about their opinion on this
That act alone (writing the MP's once, before or as
they get their package) may mean that a lot more MP's
(or their staff) actually look at the packages and
If the OCLUG members also follow up afterwards with their
MPs and answer any questions they might have, or demonstrate
some software, or whatever, that would be even nicer.
My email to my MP went out just now. The more constituents
who send a message to an MP, the more seriously that MP
will take the message.
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