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Europeans Urged To Vote For Free Software

May 26, 2009, 21:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Judge)

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"The Free Software Pact is calling on citizens and their any candidates standing as MEPs (Members of the European Parliament), to back free software as a way to build a free society.

"Around 375 million people will be eligible to vote for 736 MEPs, which make laws and policies that apply across all member states. The Parliament has often considered rules that could jeopardise free software, says the Pact group, so citizens should ask candidates for their views on the issue, and use the pact to "educate candidates"."

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