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Indonesian Government Urged to Move to Open Source Software

Oct 28, 2009, 10:39 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ismira Lutfia)

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"Sofyan Djalil, the former communication minister, issued a regulation in 2005 calling for the increased use of open source in order to curb software piracy.

"Tifatul said open source software was used by government institutions not only because it was free, but because it could be changed to suit the user's needs.

"The IGOS campaign has set December 2011 as the deadline for all government institutions to adopt open source. "

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