The Inquirer: Lobbyists Denigrate Open Source in Leaked Letter to EC
Oct 16, 2006, 18:00 (9 Talkback[s])
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"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)..."