(Free) Software choice: Macedonian organizations demand for

Metamorphosis, a foundation organising OpenOffice.org training for representatives of local self-government units in Republic of Macedonia and  Free Software Macedonia demanded from the Government to enable the citizens to choose to be trained in the use of FLOSS.

According to the two organizations, alternatives like Open Office offer benefits going beyond technological and functional aspects, important in the current economic situation in the country.

They also refer to the position expressed in a study funded by the European Commission, citing that free software can aid the development of digital industry in EU.