Australian IT: Minister Rails Against Software 'Monopoly'
Jan 30, 2004, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Matt for
this link. ]
"NSW Commerce Minister John Della Bosca says the state wanted to
dismantle its reliance on a 'near monopoly' software by pursuing an
open source strategy...
"Mr Della Bosca conceded the decision was controversial, but
said an open source strategy would ultimately provide greater
business opportunities to local SMEs..."