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Update: Sydney Morning Herald: ACT Passes Open Source Bill

Dec 11, 2003, 01:18 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Matt for this link. ]

"The ACT Legislative Assembly passed the Democrats' Open Source Bill last night, information from party sources says.

"The bill was introduced in July by Roslyn Dundas, the member for Ginninderra. Amendments to the same were suggested by a government member, Helen Cross, and accepted.

"The bill says that public bodies should, as far as practicable, consider the use of open source software when procuring computer software..."

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