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ZDNet UK: Say Hello to the UK's 'Open Source Dating Agency'

Dec 29, 2004, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"The UK government is widely perceived as lagging behind other European governments in the deployment of Linux and open source software.

"While other European cities such as Munich, Bergen and Vienna are partway through high-profile implementations of Linux, the UK has failed to proffer similar case study material. In fact, right now the UK's public sector is probably best known in open source circles for the embarrassing U-turn perpetrated by Newham Council. It has been alleged that the council feigned interest in Linux just to get a better price from Microsoft..."

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