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Open Source for America Publishes Federal Open Technology Report Card

This OSFA report will surely be among the topics at our Feb. 11 Open Source event, but here's an excerpt of their conclusions:

 

"As previously discussed, Open Source for America recognizes that this is the first year under which agencies are operating under their Open Government Plans. As such, the results show solid commitment to transparency and public feedback, as well as…

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Added by techATstate on January 14, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

US CIO issues new memo on open source

The United States' CIO, Vivek Kundra, today issued a new memo instructing government IT officials to consider purchases "free of preconceived preferences based on how the teclmology is developed, licensed or distributed." This means, the memo says, that open-source products should be part of the mix. News, for the federal government.

See more at http://cio.gov/documents/technology-neutrality.pdf

Added by techATstate on January 10, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments

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