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I n December 2001, a legislative proposal was introduced to the Peruvian Congress that would have mandated the use of free software on government computers. The introduction of the bill, dubbed the Law for the Use of Free Software in Government Agencies, or Proposition 1609, 1 added Peru to a growing list of countries pursuing legal measures for the(More)
This paper argues that the different experiences of Russia and China under capitalism are the consequence of different arrangements governing the determination of prices and work practices that evolved during the transition process. In Russia, the arrangement, which conferred monopoly rights to industry groups left over from socialism, prevented better(More)
– The Tactical Information Technologies for Assured Network Operations (TITAN) Program aims to achieve net-centric information and knowledge management and dissemination integrated with data-to-decision C2 Applications. TITAN is a multi-year effort to develop, demonstrate and mature information and knowledge (I&K) management and dissemination (M&D) services(More)
A case study approach was used to explore the adoption of an RFID-based garment manufacturing information system in a garment factory in China. The findings indicate that both the technology push factors and need pull factors influence the intention of the garment factory to adopt RFID technology. Technology push factors include relative advantage,(More)
As the Internet becomes larger, domain administrators want to protect their hosts without sacrificing the convenience the Internet provides. This research uses an application gateway for securing file transfer between hosts of an administrative domain and the outside networks. The thesis introduces mechanisms for setting administrative domain security(More)
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