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Old 01-22-2006, 09:31 AM   #1
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LXer: Stung by BSA: Council snubs Microsoft by switching to open-source software


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Three years ago, the council paid Microsoft R3 million in an out-of-court settlement. The company had demanded R8 million from the metro for the council's computers to be granted full compliance status. As many as 1 000 of the council's computers had been found to be unlicenced. No licence fees will have to be paid for the new programmes.

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Old 01-22-2006, 09:49 AM   #2
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We're chipping away at Microsoft, one office at a time.... I think that we will see most inroads through local councils - they have a limited budget and spend a good chunk of it on Microsoft.
 
  


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