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Bangkok Post: The Case for Open Source Software

Mar 31, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sasiwimon Boonruang)

"While open source software (OSS) is gaining a higher profile in Thailand, many experts claim that the government sector here has not been doing enough to seriously spearhead its adoption. To counter that view, the Software Industry Promotion Agency (Sipa) on Monday held a seminar--'Open Source Software Promotion in Thailand'--to emphasise the government's role in this area.

"While other countries in the region, such as China and Malaysia, have a higher take-up of open source software in the public sector, in Thailand the private sector has taken a more active role, despite the government setting up an open source resource centre under Sipa..."

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