Linked by David Adams on Sun 11th Jul 2010 19:43 UTC
Microsoft U.K. government staff suggested replacing Microsoft Corp. operating systems on computers with free alternatives in response to a call for ideas for Prime Minister David Cameron's cost-cutting drive.
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That's a news
by dsmogor on Mon 12th Jul 2010 10:40 UTC
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For a classical MS stronghold that British administration have always been to promote free software (skipping the "promote standards" phase) and that being pushed by the right side of political scene (which on the surface is closer to the commercial approach than leftist Labourists) it indeed an unexpected behavior.
Would that mark the symptoms of some larger US-UK split?

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