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Australian IT: Open Source Trade Clash

Jul 01, 2003, 14:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simon Hayes, James Riley)

"The growing love affair of Australian governments with open source software may sour trade negotiations with the US.

"An anti-open source group backed by Microsoft is lobbying furiously to stymie open source moves by some states.

"The Washington-based and Microsoft-backed Initiative for Software Choice (ISC) has condemned South Australian moves to introduce open source preference legislation as 'hidden protectionism' that discriminates against US software companies..."

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