EU to fund report of FOSS
"Switching to open source software works and can save your business money.
That conclusion came this week, not from the technology community but from bureaucrats in Brussels. The European Commission has funded a report investigating the economic impact of open source in the business community in Europe.
The report found that in "almost all" cases long-term costs could be reduced by switching from proprietary software produced by firms such as Microsoft.
Digital Planet spoke to the report's author Rishab Aiyer Ghosh from United Nations University, Maastricht. "