I missed this
story yesterday, see how do you like this... As we have been covering for the last few months, the United Kingdom and most of the European Union countries have been working
to move to Open Source software in order to cut costs
An industry group backed by Microsoft, IBM, Intel, BAE Systems and other high-tech heavyweights has urged the UK government to show restraint in its use of open-source software, particularly software covered by the General Public License (GPL).
You can read the entire story
here, a very interesting read that brings up some points for the government to consider.