A Linux consulting company is suing the Gouvernement du Québec

Thursday, March 11 2010 @ 11:08 pm CST

Contributed by: Linegod

First of all sorry, but most of the information is in french. So to make it quick, the Régie des Rentes du Québec (Social insurance program) migrated all of their workstation from Windows XP to Vista and upgraded Microsoft Office to 2007. Savoir-faire Linux, a Montreal based compay specializes in free software services. Savoir-faire Linux has made several requests to the Régie des rentes du Québec but the organisation is maintaining its decision to renew their software without launching a call for tenders. Savoir-faire Linux is now calling upon the courts to declare that the Régie cannot proceed in this manner and that it must give all suppliers, including free software suppliers, the chance to bid.

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