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