Inform your politicans why we need a national or European strategy to promote Free and Open Source Software in order to cut the Software Monopoly Tax

The German Government presented a Linux Migration Guide (pdf) but nothing happened.

National IT-Independence is a cornerstone of homeland security. As long as our governments pay the bill we need to raise awareness about the prize we pay. Software is the oil of the 21st century. We are fighting a war over the key resources of information society.

The European Interoperability Framework is a perfect example of undue influence. It does not include any strategy to fund free and open source software as a strategic tool to promote competition and software independence. Open standards get promoted, just lip service.

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