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Federal Open-Source Policy Isn't Open Enough, Says Tech Group

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has praised new federal guidelines aimed at improving the sharing of federally developed software code but complained that the government's 20 percent release goal does not go far enough. The policy, announced by U.S. CIO Tony Scott on Aug. 8, seeks to makes...
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The White House Releases Policy to Help Government Agencies Go Open Source

The White House (led by United States Chief Information Officer Tony Scott) has been pretty vocal about using technology to improve how government operates. They want to make sure code helps, not hurts, government agencies, and that the U.S. government can use technology just as effectively as a...
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