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The Inquirer: Lobbyists Denigrate Open Source in Leaked Letter to EC

Oct 16, 2006, 18:00 (9 Talkback[s])

"Microsoft is using lobbyists to warn the European Commission of what it perceives to be the dangers of open-source software.

"In a letter to the deputy director general of the European Commission's Enterprise and industry section, which made its way into the hands of the INQUIRER, Hugo Lueders, of the Initiative for Software Choice (ISC) seeks to rubbish a report into the economic impact of open source software (dubbed FLOSS in the EU, so as not to upset the French--Free/Libre Open Source Software)..."

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