[ubuntu-uk] UK government backs open source

Rowan rowan.berkeley at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 25 16:19:29 GMT 2009

Adam Bagnall wrote:
> This article recently appeared on the BBC, thought it might interest 
> some of you.
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7910110.stm
> Adam.
yup, apropos to that (although again like the BBC story it is thinking 
mainly of browsers and other applications, rather than the whole OS):

Google pledges to support EU's Microsoft case
Bobbie Johnson, technology correspondent
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 25 February 2009 02.21 GMT

Internet giant has said it wants to join European investigation into 
accusations of anti-competitive behaviour by rival. Google has become 
the latest company to join the chorus of voices supporting the European 
Commission's investigation of Microsoft over allegations of 
anti-competitive behaviour. The Silicon Valley internet giant said 
yesterday that it was hoping to become a party to Commission's 
investigation into Microsoft's dominance of the internet browser market....

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