ITBusiness.ca: Open Source Advocates Step Up Government Lobby Efforts
Oct 24, 2006, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A Canadian open source group focused on the public sector is
bypassing this week's GTEC conference in favour of a direct
marketing approach to members of parliament.
"Getting Open Source Logic Into Government (GOSLING) recently
distributed a package containing two CDs with open source software
and a backgrounder on Canadian use of the technology to the offices
of 308 MPs. The campaign is part of an effort to educate the Harper
government on the benefits of what GOSLING members refer to as
free/libre open source software, or FLOSS..."