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Member of EU Parliament Asks if Microsoft Should be Excluded from Public Procurement

Apr 10, 2008, 13:30 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Pamela Jones)

"A member of the EU Parliament, Heidi Rühle, representative of the Green Party, has presented a question regarding whether or not Microsoft should be considered as having failed to fulfill the conditions to participate in public procurement procedures in Europe, as laid out in Article 93(b) and (c) of Financial Regulation. Here's her web page, in German, telling about it. One computer translation of one paragraph:

"Here the question arises whether Microsoft can be excluded in the future from all advertisements of public jobs - no matter, whether it concerns new software for the public library of a town or the mechanism of a database for a federal authority..."

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