Swiss proprietary companies block government open source release


In 2009, the court's IT department announced it would release the system as open source under the GPLv3. This summer, it was expected that OpenJustitia would be released to allow other courts to make use of it.

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Final conclussions about Free Software and Education at Kerala


We, the undersigned, call on all educational institutions, policy makers, students and teachers from all corners of the world to discard all proprietary software and use exclusively Free Software.

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Microsoft ‘tax’ on Linux in schools must end says Becta


Becta has recently shown that it is unafraid of speaking out on behalf of schools. Unhappy with the value for money schools were getting regarding software licencing they first referred Microsoft to the government’s Office of Fair Trading then sent shock waves through schools when it issued its advice not to upgrade to Windows Vista or Office 2007.

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Open source to help quell ICT trade deficit: Waugh


Australia's $21 billion ICT trade deficit could be dramatically reduced if the local industry played to its strengths and exported services using open source software, according to industry analyst Jeff Waugh.

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