Biggest ever Spanish open source agreement signed

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| Alfresco Software and Intecna Soluciones have signed a strategic open source
| software agreement with the government of Andalucia.
|
| The project will be the biggest of its kind in Spanish history.
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http://www.bcs.org/server.php?show=conWebDoc.19054


Recent:

EU: Europarlement testing Ubuntu, OpenOffice and Firefox

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| The European Parliament's IT department is testing the use of GNU/Linux
| distribution Ubuntu, OpenOffice, Firefox and other Open Source applications,
| the British MEP James Nicholson explained last week in a letter to Italian
| MEP Marco Cappato. *
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http://ec.europa.eu/idabc/en/document/7565


Richard Stallman in Madrid: Free as in Freedom

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| Speaking a correct Spanish (although with a bit strange accent), and with a
| good dosis of humour, Richard spoke about “The users and Freedom” at Rafael
| del Pino foundation.
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http://quilombo.wordpress.com/2008/0...-in-freedom-2/


Is Microsoft Now Banned from EU Contracts?

http://www.computerworlduk.com/toolb...=697&blogid=14


Euro MP thinks Microsoft should be banned from government contracts

http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...arliament-asks


Green MEP says Microsoft should be excluded from EU contract awarding procedure

http://www.heise.de/english/newstick...338/from/rss09


Related:

ES: Congress urges government to promote free software

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| An almost unanimous resolution of the Spanish parliament in mid
| December urges the its government to promote free software.
|
| The resolution got 299 votes in favour.
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http://ec.europa.eu/idabc/en/document/6468/469


Akademy-es 2007 in Zaragoza Spain

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| This past weekend, November 16th through the 18th, Zaragoza Spain was the
| home of Akademy-es 2007. The conference began early Saturday morning and
| finished Monday with a Hackathon. *
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http://dot.kde.org/1195751102/


Red Hat Gains Momentum in the Spanish Market

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| Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions,
| today announced that the company has experienced strong growth in
| Spain in recent months, with a substantial increase in the number
| of customers that rely on its open source technology.
|
| [...]
|
| Arsys, a leading Internet service provider in Spain with regional
| presence in France and Portugal, announced its migration to Red
| Hat Enterprise Linux as its main platform to develop and offer
| secure Internet services to its 120,000 customers across Europe
| in September this year.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/061206/20061206005177.html?.v=1