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Local government 'detached' from open source benefits

Public Service - Whitehall is becoming one of the strongest supporters of open source, but local authorities across the UK are 'stubbornly wedded' into proprietary ICT, writes Graham Taylor, CEO of Openforum Europe

Three new government initiatives in the field of open public sector computing in the past month show that at a national level at least, the UK is one of the strongest supporters of open standards and open source software in Europe.