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FOSS4G 2012 @Beijing Canceled?

Earlier last week I was discussing about absence of prominent sponsors for 2012 FOSS4G event with Geoblogger, James Fee on twitter. By big sponsors I meant giants like Esri, Google, Safe Software and others. And today comes the bad news of Local Organizing Committee (LOC) expressing their helplessness in continuing the event arrangements [Read FOSS4G 2012 Cancel Request].  The main reasons given are lack of financial resources and the unexpected withdrawal of the Professional Conference Organizer.