European Schoolnet and the Future Classroom Lab

Federico Bruni bruni at
Mon Dec 10 22:59:05 UTC 2012

Sorry for pushing and for double posting...
Can anyone point me to an European directive which encourages the use of 
Free Software in public institutions?

Thanks in advance

Il 04/12/2012 09:48, Federico Bruni ha scritto:
> Hi
> a friend of mine is involved in an european project which promotes the
> use of ICT in public schools:
> This project is coordinated by several Ministries of Education, but it's
> also supported by some big ICT players, as you can see here:
> My friend is concerned about the presence of these companies. It's quite
> likely that they are going to use the project to promote their products.
> As far as I can see, all these companies produce proprietary software or
> hardware.
> What can we do to guarantee the presence of Free Software projects and
> companies in this project? Is there any European directive which
> recommends the use of Free Software in such situations?
> I think that FSFE may take a stand and do some "lobbying" about this
> project. What do you think?
> Thanks,
> Federico

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