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International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Is Founded (1947) Options
Daemon
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International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Is Founded (1947)

The ISO is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 100 countries. It was founded in Geneva after World War II to promote the development of standardization and related activities, with a view to facilitating the international exchange of goods and services as well as intellectual, scientific, technological, and economic cooperation. At first glance, ISO appears to be an acronym for the group's full name, but it is not. Rather, it is derived from a Greek word for what? More...
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I hope it really does set good standards, and doesn't bow down to the weight and power of money in the form of bribes.
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Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014 10:43:23 AM

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I hope it really does set good standards, and doesn't bow down to the weight and power of money in the form of bribes.
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After reading this exceptionally long article until my eyes glazed over I am still not aware of what the countervailing argument is? I know that when I bought my cell phone nothing was standard about it so I had to dish out money for any accessory. Now in Connecticut there is a law that all portals have to be standardized but not before Version made a bundle on me.
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In 1976 the US began to adopt the metric system. To bad we abandoned it. I still don't know the Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion scale.



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