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)
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"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...'"