July 23, 2002

UK government: Open Source may be "default" option

Dave B writes: "Her Majesty's Government has announced its position on open source software. Following an investigation into the viability of open source software and in-line with other EU member states future UK gov't software purchases will examine OSS along side propriety solutions and when commissioning new software will insist on open source and use of open data formats.

The Register has the story
http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/4/26335.html."

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