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Free/Libre and Open Source Software:
Survey and Study

If you are from the press and want more information, please contact Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, coordinator of the FLOSS project, rishab.ghosh@infonomics.nl.

Press coverage by country:

US:
Study: Governments need open source, ZDnet, August 26, 2002
European Union Researches the Benefits of Open Source Software, O'Reilly, September 16, 2002

UK:
Exposed: The Linux developer lifestyle, ZDNet UK, August 22, 2002
Governments should switch to open source - study, ZDNet UK, August 23, 2002

Germany:
Studie: Opensource gibt Unternehmen Sicherheit, TecChannel.de, July 13, 2002
Open Source und Free Software - Status quo in Europa, Begin, July 27, 2002

France:
Open source: quelle est la vie privée des développeurs?, ZDNet France, August 26, 2002

the Netherlands:
EU onderzoek wijst uit: Linux, Mozilla en OpenOffice zijn sterke concurrentie, Open Office, August 21, 2002
Universiteit Maastricht: overheden naar open-source, tweakers.net, August 25, 2002
Open-source voor overheden gunstig, Planet Multimedia, August 26, 2002
Open source software favoured for the public sector, EuropeMedia.net, August 27, 2002

South Africa
Software costs more than a year's salary for many Africans, Tectonic, January 14, 2004