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Swiss Government Has Microsoft Dependency

Sep 11, 2009, 00:09 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Donoghue)

[ Thanks to Peter Judge for this link. ]

"Commenting on a recent decision by Swiss courts to reject the group of open source suppliers objections against the Microsoft contract, Mark Taylor of the UK-based Open Source Consortium, said the case shows how some government departments find it extremely difficult to extracate themselves from using Microsoft's technology.

"Taylor added that if the ongoing case finds in favour of Microsoft when it finally concludes, it could set a troubling precedent for open source technology uptake in the public sector."

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