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Old 01-16-2007, 05:21 AM   #1
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LXer: Open source is good for the economy: report


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Europe's lawmakers should "correct" policies that "implicitly or explicitly" favour the use of proprietary software, according to a newly published report from the European Commission (EC). The EC commissioned Netherlands based UNU-MERIT to investigate the "economic impact of "FLOSS"* in Europe". The researchers found open source software is worth around 2bn every year to the European economy.

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