"Why is software created using taxpayers’ money not released as Free Software?"

Public Money, Public Code
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"We want legislation requiring that publicly financed software developed for the public sector be made publicly available under a Free and Open Source Software licence. If it is public money, it should be public code as well."

"Code paid by the people should be available to the people!"

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@floppy

Can't agree more. My wife was talking with a former colleague whose musuem just canned a database project after 3 years. Means that 3 years worth of tax payer money down the drain for a database whose code nobody will ever see. Complete waste.

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