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Disappointed (so far) by impacts on Free Software of Italian Open Legislation experiment

Feb 05, 2010, 16:02 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to M. Fioretti for this link. ]

"In may 2009 I announced on the P2P Foundation blog what I believe is the first collaborative law writing experiment in Italy:

""Two senators of the Italian Democratic party, Vincenzo Vita and Luigi Vimercati, have written a law proposal which defends Net Neutrality and promotes non proprietary formats and software in public administrations and Universities"

"In May and July 2009 I contributed several changes to the open wiki specifically set up to discuss and collectively improve the text of the proposal. A few days ago I read online that that law proposal had just been formally presented to the Italian Senate. Unfortunately, when I downloaded that last version I found a couple of disappointing things in it. What should the purpose of an Open Internet be?

"The first disappointment comes from something that was already missing from the first version I had seen on the wiki last May."

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