Free software gains ground in the Italian public administration

Matthias Kirschner mk at
Mon Nov 9 12:49:52 UTC 2015

There is an ComputerWeekly article about Free Software in the Italian
public administration:

At the end there is a quote by Carlo:

  “There is no excuse. All public administrations must opt for free
  software or re-use whenever possible,” said Carlo Piana, Free Software
  Foundation Europe’s general counsel, who participated in the committee
  that advised on the guideline.

  “Now free software and re-use are the norm, proprietary software the
  exception. This is the most advanced affirmative action in Europe so
  far. I’m so proud that Italy leads the way, for once,” he added.


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