"Vendor lock-in has become the primary problem for IT decisions in general and Free Software adoption in particular. It distorts the market and denies Free Software solutions equal competition on the merits. The problem has been that many lock-ins are invisible, for example reliance on proprietary protocols or needing to use certain document formats. Certified Open makes that lock-in visible and allows users to measure their dependency. Suppliers can highlight clearly when their products are interoperable, and we hope that Certified Open will provide an incentive to ensure that they are. Our goal is to give back freedom of choice to all users."

Full story »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 14 years 30 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:

Best karma users