European Open Source Observatory Monthly news: European Commission, France, Germany

EU: European Commission to increase its use of Open Source  – The European Commission will take a more pro-active approach to its own use of Open Source. I hope dissemination of results will be on the agenda. In case I am here to help to spread the word through the internet.

FR: Software fund selects first four Open Source projects – The French software research and development fund System@tic Paris Region’ has selected its first four Open Source projects for funding, it announced early this month. Même for myself: contact Roberto Di Cosmo to know more about that.

DE: Open Source reduces costs for national air traffic controlUsing Open Source software has helped the German air traffic control service provider, Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) to lower its costs, while maintaining high quality IT services. When is it going to happen in Italy as well?

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