"Legal aspects of free and open source software in procurement: national case studies", European Parliament, JURI workshop on the "Legal aspects of free and open source software"

Philippe Laurent (Speaker)

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Member States’ public authorities are increasingly interested in the advantages of procuring free and open source software. Some of them have already adopted different strategies to raise awareness, to level the playing field or even to establish positive discrimination for such permissively licensed software. This briefing paper aims at illustrating the current political and legislative trends by observing cases from the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Belgium and France
Period9 Jul 2013
Event typeScientific committee
LocationBruxelles, Belgium