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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 using 8 open source-...
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We are pleased to announce that the first element of the Common Infrastructure for Public Administrations (CIPA), the e-Delivery building blocks, has been published on Joinup.eu. The CIPA software is ...

News | Created by Kelly Liljemo | Published: 30 November 2012

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Today, we have published a number of sample descriptions of reusable, open-source software on CENATIC.es and Apache.org in HTML+RDFa, RDF-XML, and Turtle formats. The RDF data were created using the G ...

News | Created by Michiel De Keyzer | Published: 29 November 2012

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  We are pleased to inform you that the first online meeting of the Core Public Service Vocabulary Working Group will take place on Wednesday 5 December at 16:00 CET.   You can j ...

News | Created by Nikos Loutas | Published: 26 November 2012

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Nine tools built under the OHIM Cooperation Fund with the involvement of more 314 Intellectual Property (IP) and IT professionals from all across Europe went live on the internet on 18 November 2012. ...

News | Created by Debora Di Giacomo | Published: 26 November 2012

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Rosedu, a group of open source enthusiasts from the University Politehnica in Bucharest, Romania, is starting to introduce high school students in the country to free and open source software. Support ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 November 2012

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The government of Finland should make all software developed for public administrations available as open source, say representatives of the country's open source businesses. The Finnish Centre fo ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 November 2012

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The German city of Freiburg will end its use of open source suite OpenOffice and is switching back to using a proprietary alternative The city also abandon's its default use of the Open Document F ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 November 2012

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The volunteer organisers of the French free software conference Fossa 2012 are making extra efforts to get school teachers and their pupils involved. The group is contacting many schools in the region ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 November 2012

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We would like to announce a release candidate for the Europass XML Schema Definition version 3.0. The asset is available in a standalone specific project with Joinup (under the releases). Version 3.0 ...

News | Created by Eleni Kargioti | Published: 21 November 2012

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ESOP, an association of Portuguese open source service providers, praises the Portuguese government for its decision to choose a single open standard that is to be used by the country's public adm ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 November 2012

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Open source software is a key element in many of the Smart City projects developed by a group of IT specialists and researchers for the Italian region of Emilia Romagna. Lucia Mazzoni, an IT project m ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 19 November 2012

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Five civil groups advocating the use of free and open source by public administrations urge the German city of Freiburg to continue to use the Open Document Format as its default format for electronic ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 19 November 2012

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The Greek government is using open source software for its online projects aiming to increase government's transparency. System engineers are using Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP and other open sour ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 19 November 2012

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The Greek School Network is extensively using open source, reports Panagiotis Angelopoulos, an IT engineer working for national ICT technology research institute Diophantus. Free and open source IT so ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 18 November 2012

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Joinup, the European Commission's project on the sharing and reuse of software solutions for public administrations, involving open source and semantic assets, now has ten thousand users. "Ea ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 November 2012

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Open source developers have already fixed three of the five major problems that are limiting support by open source office suites for Microsoft's proprietary document format OOXML, reports Matthia ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 November 2012

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The city of Helsinki and Finland’s National Library have made available as open source the code for its new library service, allowing users to locate nearby libraries, see what they offer and fi ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 16 November 2012

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  NIFO COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER, 15/11/2012 News < https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/community/nifo/newsandblog/all> Events <https://joinup ...

News | Created by Katleen Sledz | Published: 15 November 2012

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The Polish civil IT procurement watchdog Pppit condemns the country's Anti-Corruption Bureau for failing to take serious procurement rules. Pppit pointed out to the bureau that it is breaking the ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 November 2012

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The Swiss open source advocacy group /ch/pen revamped a database of open source use cases and business references. The 'OSS Directory' aims to make it easier for public administrations and com ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 November 2012

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