Free software and public administrations?

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Mon Nov 25 14:42:22 UTC 2002

On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 08:52:36PM +0200, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> Anyway, in the discussion next month we expect to be asked many
> inconvenient questions.  We need concrete facts concerning
> applications of free software in the public administrations and
> organisations in other countries, mostly European.  Can you help with
> URLs or other information?  [1]

For the technical and price issues, look at:

As for ethical advantages the GNU philosophy pages still are good.

We still need to gather information of the use of Free Software in
government institutions. One of the problems is that information
is hard to get and if you get it, it certainly is not in English. 
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