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Mathieu Paapst doubts validity Romanian ban open source

23 August 2011

Experts on procurement involving open source software doubt the validity of a tender published by the Romanian Ministry of Internal Affairs, in which it bans solutions based on open source licences. The ministry's justification "seems to be odd and not convincing and that makes me wonder if it would stand in court", comments Mathieu Paapst, an open source and software procurement specialist at the Dutch University of Groningen.

Read the article of 23 August 2011 on The Open Source Observatory and Repository for European public administrations (OSOR), a platform for exchanging information, experiences and FLOSS-based code for use in public administrations.
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