More good news with regard to the take up of free software.
There is an ComputerWeekly article about Free Software in the Italian
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.