Open Source As Policy

Saturday, September 04 2004 @ 01:18 pm CST

Contributed by: Linegod


A draft study released this week by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) looks at the various policies and legislation being considered by various levels of government around the globe.

The 33-page document provides an exhaustive list of various initiatives and their current status. More than 45 nations have had some level of public-policy initiatives or discussion about open source according to the report. However, the report's authors note that, "slightly more than half of the initiatives never went beyond the proposal stage."

Read the full thing here