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Open Document Standards Mandatory in Hungarian Government

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Hungary's public administrations will by default use open document standards for their electronic documents, as of April this year, the government ministers agreed on 23 December, and all public organisations are encouraged to move to open source office tools. Hungary's government also in December decided to cancel the funding of proprietary office suite licences for all schools.

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“Jobbik” will make Hungary an open source powerhouse

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Jobbik is not a new Linux distribution, but a political party, hell bent on making Hungary an open source powerhouse, if wins the upcoming general election, in April. This is an awesome news.

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Mandatory Use of Open Standards In Hungary

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Hungarian Parliament has made the use of open standards mandatory by law in the intercommunication between public administration offices, public utility companies, citizens and voluntarily joining private companies, conducted via the central governmental system

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Hungary Pulls Ahead of the UK in Open Standards Adoption

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Stronger policy in Hungary to facilitate adoption of Free software; mere promises in the UK seen as insufficient

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Mandatory Use of Open Standards In Hungary

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Hungarian Parliament has made the use of open standards mandatory by law in the
intercommunication between public administration offices, public utility companies, citizens and
voluntarily joining private companies, conducted via the central governmental system.

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Ditch Microsoft, Save £269m Says Hungarian Open Source Group

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Despite a struggling economy and public debt, the Hungarian government continues to spend millions on Microsoft licences when cheaper alternatives exist, say open source groups.

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ODF Gains Ground in Denmark, Endorsed by Hungarian Standards Institution

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The latest success stories of ODF include a hospital in Denmark and legislative moves in Hungary

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Hungary Makes ODF a National Standard

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The already-long list of ODF-supportive countries just keeps growing

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Can the United Kingdom and Hungary Still be Sued for Excluding Free Software?

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Does collusion with Microsoft (or favouritism) permit Switzerland- and Quabec-like action to go forward and expand?

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Hungarian government goes 50 per cent open source

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The Hungarian government has announced that it will be modifying procurement rules to allow open source to be used in public sector organisations. Previously, procurement rules had apparently named vendors such as Microsoft and Novell.

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Reminder to Hungary: Novell is a Mixed Source Company

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Hungary starts embracing more Free software, but Novell is a mismatch. THIS is not yet another report about Microsoft's corruption in Hungary [1, 2, 3]. Hungary is actually beginning to soften (not Soften) and consider Free software. Mistakenly however, an official in Hungary lists Novell as a prime candidate, despite the fact that Novell - by its own admission - is merely a mixed source company.

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The Hungarian Government considering open source software for educational institutions

http://www.hungarianambiance.com

The Hungarian government will issue a tender within days for 12 billion forints, which is the same amount they can spend on Microsoft products, to acquire open source software.

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Quick Mention: Hungary and “Microsoft Corruption”

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Details surface about allegations of Microsoft corruption that led to egg throwing.

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Hungarian Standards Body: no official position on OOXML

http://www.noooxml.org

The repeated voting session again was not legitimate, because it was not the secretary but the general manager who sent out the invitation letters,

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Norway Decides: No with Comments on OOXML and a Hint from Hungary

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Norway Standards has released its decision on OOXML. It's No with Comments. Essentially, they are concerned about too many technical issues and wish to see them fixed before it becomes a standard.

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