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Finland's Upper Secondary School Exams Going All-Linux 55

Posted by timothy
from the local-boy-makes-good dept.
First time accepted submitter jovius writes "The Matriculation Examination Board of Finland has just opened an international hacking contest to find flaws and exploits in Digabi Live — the Live Debian based operating system to be used in the all-digital final exams by the year 2016. The contest ends on 1st of September, and the winners are about to scoop hefty hardware prizes, also available as cash."
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Finland's Upper Secondary School Exams Going All-Linux

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  • Hefty Prizes? (Score:1, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 10, 2013 @07:52AM (#44529773)

    "At least three best competition entries, chosen by the jury, are awarded a smartphone or a tablet device valued at approximately 1.000 €. Possible prizes include Acer Iconia W700 11.6” 128 GB, Apple iPhone 5 64 GB, Apple iPad Retina 128 GB, Asus Vivo Tab RT TF600TG 64GB, Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 10.1”, Samsung Google Nexus 10 32 GB or Sony Xperia Tablet Z 10.1”. Alternatively, the prize can also be given in currency. In addition to three best entries, the Matriculation Examination Board reserves the right to award additional entries using a set of criteria of its own choosing. Winners are announced on 3rd October 2013 on the website of the competition. Winners will also be informed by email."

    maybe if you live in a country where the average salary is under $10k.

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