LinuxWorld Australia: Democrats Delay Open Source, Move on RFID
Oct 22, 2003, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)
"South Australian Democrat Ian Gilfillan has delayed pushing for
a final vote on his long-standing open source procurement bill and
will endeavour to introduce another aimed at 'safeguards' on RFID
technology before the end of the year.
"I'm not pushing for a final vote on the open source bill now
because I'm optimistic the snowball is rolling,' Gilfillan, who is
the SA Democrat's Science and the Information Economy spokesman,
said. 'The bill is now back on the notice paper for discussion
every Wednesday and I feel that Independents have been lobbied to
support the bill...'"