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MS Signs Another Potentially Illegal Deal with the UK Government, EU Commission Asleep at the Wheel

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Watchdogs do not pay attention as yet another deal gets signed for Microsoft to inherit the public sector

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UK government open source guidelines ignored, says Ingres

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The public sector is ignoring government guidelines on procuring open-source software, according to open source database company Ingres. At a roundtable event on Thursday, Ingres worldwide operations chief Steve Shine praised the guidelines--issued in February--but said they were being ignored because there is nobody in place to enforce them.

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Kenya Linux group challenges procurement policies

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After losing out on many software tenders to the government, the Linux Professional Association (LPA) will engage the Public Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) in Kenya over procurement rules, according to the association chairman.

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