The New York Times
the push behind the
recently announced Open Source for America group.
"Look out, lobbyists: Here come the open-source zealots.
Some of the worlds largest technology companies have banded together in a bid to push open-source software on the United States government. Theyve formed a group called Open Source for America, which seeks to make sure that government agencies at least consider open-source software as an option in their buying decisions. The big, rather timely pitch behind this move is that open-source applications can help save the government money.
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