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BN Americas/LinuxInsider: Government Plans Decree for Compulsory Open-Source Migration

Apr 26, 2005, 15:15 (10 Talkback[s])

"Brazil's federal government is drafting a presidential decree to make it obligatory for administrative government entities to use open-source software, local daily Valor Econômico reported.

"The government has famously been recommending open source for years, and analysts in the past have questioned the wisdom of forcibly excluding proprietary software..."

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