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New report highlights open technology best practices in the military

The military often finds itself in a sticky position with taxpayer-funded, contractor-developed software: one contractor with a monopoly on the knowledge of a military software system and with  effective control of the software source code. This creates inefficiencies for the government, reduction of opportunities for the industrial base, severely limits competition for new software upgrades, depletes resources that can be used to better effect and most importantly wastes taxpayer funds. So what is to be done?
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