Manila Standard Today: Bill Requires Open Source Use in Govt
Sep 11, 2006, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chin Wong)
"Rep. Teodoro Casiño is expected to file a bill this week
mandating the use of free and open source software and open
standards in all government projects.
"A draft furnished to Standard Today showed that the bill allows
the use of proprietary software in government only when no open
source alternatives are readily available, or when a proprietary
system is already widely in use..."