FLOSS for the Canadian Public Sector: Open Democracy
University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR)
University of New England - School of Law; University of New England
November 18, 2009
FLOSS generates both enthusiasm and concern. In this paper we focus on the Canadian public sector, how it could benefit from FLOSS solutions, emphasising the strong connection existing between public function and Free and Open Source models. At the same time we analysis some of the major legal concerns linked with FLOSS, to distinguish real issues from FUD.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 7
Keywords: licences, compatibility, derivative works, advantages for public sectorAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 19, 2009
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