Israel Stops Buying Microsoft Software

By Masque
Dec 30, 2003
  1. "Dec 30, 1:08 PM (ET)


    JERUSALEM (AP) - In an apparent showdown over price, Israel's government has suspended purchases of Microsoft productivity software and is encouraging the development of an open source alternative.

    A spokeswoman for the Finance Ministry, which oversees government purchases, said Tuesday that government agencies would use existing Microsoft Office products for the time being rather than upgrade to newer versions."

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    Looks like the challenges are beginning! :grinthumb
  2. aoj145

    aoj145 TS Rookie Posts: 82

    Yes, but can Palestinians living in the West Bank still use Microsoft products?

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