[Andres] Guadamuz has done some digging and discovered that an influential lobby group is asking the US government to basically consider open source as the equivalent of piracy - or even worse.I'm astonished as well. I'd like to see governments put more emphasis on developing and using open source software.
...it seems astonishing to me that anyone should imply that simply recommending open source products - products that can be more easily tailored without infringing licensing rules - "undermines" anything.
Monday, March 1, 2010
From the UK's Guardian: When using open source makes you an enemy of the state: