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ZDNet Australia: Favour Us Over Proprietary Software: OSS Advocates

Apr 19, 2005, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Federal politicians should dump their policy of procurement neutrality and actively encourage agencies to adopt open source software, OSS supporters claim.

"Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth and Australian open source lawyer Brendan Scott both put the case for a stronger stance on OSS adoption by government after both the Special Minister of State, Eric Abetz and the opposition spokesperson on Communications and Information Technology, Stephen Conroy, advocated competitive neutrality..."

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