Italian e-govt investment and aid

Georg Jakob jack at
Tue May 14 12:27:47 UTC 2002


On Tue, 14 May 2002, Karin Kosina kindly wrote:

> ### jaromil [Tue, May 14, 2002 at 03:58:40AM +0200]
> > alltough! a few days ago in pescara, the city i'm born in, the province
> > approved a motion planning to revamp public administration structure
> > using free software, with some guidelines addressing GNU GPL and
> > opensource.
> Very cool.

Pescara mi ha sempre piacuto...

> But tell me -- is it possible to do that in Italy? In Austria, the whole
> administration is centralised to the max -- no way could the local
> administration of a city decide to switch to a system that is not
> officially "approved".

Wrong - Local communities are the most 
important way to get into the market.

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Georg Jakob            Department for Law and Informatics
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