Dutch government hands over education's keys to Microsoft

Matthias Kirschner mk at fsfe.org
Mon Nov 7 13:49:15 UTC 2011

Hello Peter,

thanks for the update from Hungary.

* Szakál Péter <szakal.peter at openskm.com> [2011-11-07 12:45:04 +0100]:

> 5. In the past couple of years we (Open SKM - FSF Hungary - ODFA
> Hungary) had many (more or less unsuccessful) campaign against MS
> vendor locks.

Can you describe the different campaigns, and tell us from your
experience why some of them failed and other were successful?

> This could be a good time to start a European/cross nation campaign
> for free softwares and open software standards in the public sector
> (education, administration).

It would be perfect if you push now in Hungary again. We defenetely want
to work on other countries, if everything works out in the Netherlands
(perhaps even if it does not work out).  If we find volunteers in other
countries we can start there, too. 

Best Regards,

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