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Another False Dawn for Open Source in UK Schools?

“Two big open source stories from the UK: not only is retailing
behemoth Tesco selling PCs bundled with the Ubuntu operating system
but Becta, the government agency responsible for technology in the
education system, has reported Microsoft to the Office of Fair
Trading for alleged anti-competitive practices.

“The latter is an interesting twist in the long-running
negotiations between Becta and Microsoft over the cost of software
licensing for the UK’s schools and
colleges…”


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