Japan Adopting Free Software, Norway Declaring ODF and PDF Mandatory

Japan and Norway are the latest countries to realize the benefits of open standards and Free Software. They are moving away from closed, proprietary and single-vendor solutions (with vendor lock-in), towards truly free, interchangeable systems.

This will strengthen both government’s sovereignty, in the sense reducing their reliance on e.g. foreign operating systems and productivity software.

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