[A2k] Education: The French Senate requests that the Public Service for Higher Education preferentially use Free Software

Frederic Couchet fcouchet at april.org
Tue Jun 25 03:02:16 PDT 2013


Last week, the French Senate made a first reading of the bill on Higher
Education and Research. April especially welcomes one of the provisions
that were tabled by the Senate, namely a change to Section 6 that
prioritises Free Software in the Public Service for Higher Education1.

April hopes that the Government, which has not opposed such a measure in
plenary, will maintain this essential disposition and extend it to all
education, higher education, and research.

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