is it new?
2 posts • joined 22 Mar 2013
the government can use ubuntu, rhel, libreoffice, latex, postgres/mariadb, and so on.
firms that interact with the govt will at least partially convert...and the effect will spread...
then ms/adobe will no longer have a 'monopoly'.
the government must realise its part of the cause -> network effects that give the likes of ms and adobe near monopoly price setting power.
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