ZDNet UK: Green Party Urges EU to Go Open-Source
Sep 16, 2003, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"A group of European politicians are urging the EU and the
European Parliament to end their reliance on proprietary software,
and embrace open-source instead.
"Members of the European Parliament representing the Green Party
and the European Free Alliance (EFA) believe that Europe's software
industry would get a substantial boost if the EU and the European
Parliament migrated their IT systems onto free and open-source
"Such a move, the Green-EFA group claims, would also reduce
costs and improve security..."