[Joinup] Free Software’s Use in Public Sector in Top Three of Votes for ‘Digital Republic’

"France’s citizens are in favour of their public administrations’ use of Free Software".

France should implement this type of software in education, according to the results of a public consultation on France’s Digital Republic bill ("avant-projet de loi pour République numérique"). After twenty days of public debate and voting on proposals, the consultation ended on Sunday. La République numérique - the Digital Republic - drew 147,710 votes, received 8501 proposals and attracted 21,330 participants.

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Note about the title of the original article : April prefers the expression "Free Software" instead of "Open Source". Read Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software to know more.