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Open Source Government: Europe Buying or Watching Open Source?

Nov 30, 2007, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Roberto Galoppini)

"At the 6th NorthEast Asia Open Source SW Promotion Forum held in Seoul on the 12 September 2007 Christophe Forax, representing the EU Telecom and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding, stated that Europe should better monetize open source software.

"The European Union, notably through its IST research programme, has been supporting open source for many years with projects in areas as diverse as eHealth, digital libraries, Grid infrastructures, the GEANT research network backbone, eGovernment, multimedia, embedded system applications, software and middleware development..."

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