> In all honesty, if it is explained correctly, you would have to be
> blind not to recognise the benefits of Free Software, particularly in
> Government. The only factor that will blinker politicians is
> political donations and lobbying by the corporations behing
> proprietry software. Surely it's possible to beat the FUD and brown
> envelopes given three years?
It would be interesting to get a professional interpretation of the data
protection act on this matter. If I demand all the records stored by
me, how can the government guarantee me that closed software isn't
storing more information.
It might be a good starting point.
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