December 12, 2003

ACT set to adopt open source bill

tsanglabs writes "The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), the location of Australia's capital city Canberra, has just passed a bill that says public bodies should, as far as practicable, consider the use of open source software when procuring computer software.

This bill only applies to the ACT and does not effect any other state or territory.

The Sydney Morning Herald Article

A similar bill is also being looked at in South Australia. link"



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