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Sydney Morning Herald: South Australia Urged to Drop Bill on Open Source Software

Jun 17, 2003, 00:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

"The state of South Australia has caused eyebrows at the Initiative for Software Choice (ISC) to be raised in concern, with the organisation writing to Premier Mike Rann over a proposed Open Source software bill...

"In its letter to Rann, the ISC expressed its 'concerns regarding the proposed State Supply (Procurement of Software) Amendment Bill 2003 ('State Supply Bill'), which prefers the acquisition of open source software (OSS) over proprietary software for state software procurements...'"

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