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Is vendor lock-in costing Helsinki 3.4 million Euros per year?

A report on the City of Helsinki's pilot project for the use of OpenOffice in the public...
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on open source and "growing the pie"

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced one of the most progressive open...
World Bank announces open access policy

World Bank stakes leadership position by announcing open access policy and launching open knowledge...
How the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made open source both a policy and

For the first time a U.S. Federal Agency, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has come...
Next generation open data: Personal data access

Last Monday I had the pleasure of being in Mexico City for the OECD's (Organisation for Economic Co...
Copyright paradigm shift in visegrad countries

The field of copyright is associated with important cultural, social, and technological aspects,...
How open is too open?

Last month, we posted a survey asking, " If you could open one of the following data sets tomorrow...
Iceland's public administrations moving towards open source

All public administrations in Iceland are increasing their use of free and open source software...