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19.07.2017, Tirana.    The municipality of Tirana, the biggest municipality in the country serving over 800,000 citizens, decided to make an important move onto open source techno ...

News | Created by Albania Editor | Published: 19 July 2017

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Only ten days left to submit an expression of interest The European Commission is looking for companies with experience in organising bug-bounties. The EC wants to run a small-scale bug bounty on ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 06 July 2017

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The council of Mappano (Italy) is calling for public administrations to share their IT solutions. The Mappano municipality is starting from scratch, and the new council has decided to build its IT inf ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 26 June 2017

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Norway’ Brønnøysundregistrene (Brønnøysund Register Centre), the government agency managing many of the country’s public registers and digital information excha ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 22 June 2017

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The UK’s Bolton NHS Trust, with its headquarters at the Royal Bolton Hospital, has extended OpenEyes, a web-based patient records system for ophthalmology. The health services provider has funde ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 June 2017

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The government of Galicia (Spain) is to add 70 more libraries to its newly developed, Koha-based, integrated library management system, called Kohabib. The open source software solution allows librari ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 June 2017

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OpenVaccin is the most recent addition to OpenMairie suite The city of Arles (France) has made OpenVaccin, a vaccination management solution, available as free software. The code, which is publish ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 June 2017

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Ten towns in Sweden are pooling time and money to organise the selection of ICT standards used for school administration software. The municipalities are leading a consortium that includes commercial ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 June 2017

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NGO will take EZD case to Supreme Administrative Court The source code for software solutions developed for and owned by public administrations in Poland does not have to be made public under Euro ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 June 2017

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MP Isabelle Attard, free software-champion, loses seat April, France’s free software advocacy organisation, is once again signing up candidates in the elections for France’s next Natio ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 June 2017

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Mandates platform independence and open source In March, the government of the Slovak Republic officially approved its 2014 guideline on ICT standards. The guide provides detailed instructions for ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 09 June 2017

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To engage citizens, European public sector organisation are turning to Discourse, an online discussion forum and mailing list solution that is available as open source software. Over the past months, ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 09 June 2017

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The software development community working on LibreOffice have greatly scaled up their bug-hunting efforts, using automated software test tools made available by Google. Beneficiaries include the many ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 09 June 2017

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Global Witness, an NGO focusing on the politics and human consequences of environmental problems and natural resources, has made its digital storytelling tool Longform available as open source softwar ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 08 June 2017

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Adds GPL v3 to compatibility list The European Commission has updated the European Union Public Licence (EUPL). Version 1.2 has a wider coverage, making it easier to use the licence to publish dat ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 24 May 2017

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Renewed policy emphasises sharing and reuse of IT solutions The government of the autonomous region of Galicia (Spain) will continue to encourage the use of free and open source software solutions ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 23 May 2017

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Swedish public administrations have to get rid of IT vendor lock-in, members of parliament and key government representatives agreed at a meeting last week. Public administrations must gain the expert ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 22 May 2017

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A group of British IT health care specialists have tailored the Ubuntu Linux distribution for use by the UK’s national health service (NHS) on its workstations. The alpha version of NHSbuntu was ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 09 May 2017

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The European Investment Bank (EIB), the non-profit lending institution of the European Union, will provide EUR 25 million in funding to the eponymous Finnish company behind the MariaDB open-source dat ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 09 May 2017

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The majority (75%) of municipalities in the Walloon region of Belgium are now using open source software and services. In the region 261 cities, towns, villages and other public administrations are us ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 May 2017

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