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The Dutch National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published its Privacy Enhanced Filter (PEF) as open source software. The PEF tool is a research prototype that removes privacy-sensitive information ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 16 August 2017

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To stop losing control over its digital assets, the Portuguese government should make a sincere move to free and open source software, the country’s open source trade group ESOP says. The busine ...

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

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The autonomous province of Trento (Italy) is revitalising its promotion of the use of free and open source software in education. In the coming months, the province will provide schools with training ...

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

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Nearly half of all municipalities (960 out of 2000) in France’s former Bourgogne (Burgundy) region (now Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) are relying on open source-based services for several admi ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 05 May 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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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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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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The government of the Republika Srpska is one of the main sponsors of DebConf11, an annual conference for the developers of the open source Debian GNU/Linux system. The government is providing logist ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 May 2011

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The newly elected coalition government of the German state of Badem-Württemberg wants to use open source software wherever appropriate, according to its coalition agreement. Badem-Württembe ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 31 May 2011

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The Indian government is using its open source Open Government Platform (OGPL) to host 'Data Portal India', its open data portal, unveiled on 13 August. The same portal software is used for In ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 August 2013

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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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It was true for 2015, and it is true this year too. In our 2015 annual report, we reported that, in general, news that covers the software running on desktops in public administrations gets the most h ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 28 December 2016

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The autonomous region of Galicia (Spain) will this year migrate at least one-thousand government workstations to exclusively use the LibreOffice open source suite of office solutions, it announced on ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 14 May 2014

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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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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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