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

Mar 11, 2004, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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 year.

"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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