The Register: Open Source Group Wins €2.6m EC Grant for Public Sector Push
Apr 16, 2004, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Consortium for Open Source in Public Administration(Cospa)
launches today with the goal of increasing and improving the use of
open source software across Europe.
"Partly-funded by the European Commission, the group will
provide advice and expertise to government bodies which want to use
non-proprietary software. The launch is being marked by a day of
events in Cork, Ireland. Attendees will hear speeches from Pat Cox,
president of the European Parliament, Doug Heintzman, director of
technical strategy at IBM, and Bob Griffith, international
secretary at the Society of IT Management..."