Computerworld NZ: Green MP Lauds Euro Plan for ‘Free’ Govt Software

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“Nandor Tanczos sees a recent European Green Party statement in
strong support of open source software as a useful template for its
IT policy.

“The Green Party’s IT spokesman wants to see open source pushed
in an even wider arena in the next world party congress, later this

“Perhaps the most controversial point of the European party’s
five policy guidelines is that the party ‘demand that source code
of software whose development is financed through public funds be
distributed under appropriate open source licences…'”

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