---

Government Backsliding on Open Source Promises

“The Liberal Democrats have hit out at the government’s failure
to use more open source software, three years after it pledged to
avoid ‘lock-in’ to proprietary systems.

“The government published a policy document, ‘Open Source
Software: use within UK government’ in 2004, promising to consider
open source alongside proprietary products in IT
procurements…”


Complete Story