Free Software in Europe: Taking Stock of the Public Sector by Karsten Gerloff

Free Software is conquering the public sector. Public bodies
across Europe use Free Software in different ways. Some see it
merely as a way of saving money. But many others are making good
use of the strategic independence that Free Software provides.
Some even use Free Software as a tool for regional development.
This talk provides an overview of the different ways in which
European public bodies and education authorities use Free Software
to their own advantage, and to the advantage of their citizens.