Putin says: free software

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has signed an order requiring the federal government to move from proprietary technologies to free/open source software. Starting with the second quarter or 2012, Russian federal agencies will be transitioning to Linux-based systems. This decision is most likely motivated by the costs associated with proprietary software, as explained in this article.

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One Response to “Putin says: free software”

  1. Cris Says:

    Rules!!!

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