Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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> Kenya Linux Group Challenges Procurement Policies
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> | After losing out on many software tenders to the government, the Linux
> | Professional Association (LPA) will engage the Public Procurement
> | Oversight Authority (PPOA) in Kenya over procurement rules, according to
> | the association chairman.
> | The association members have been locked out of government tenders
> | because the requests for proposals are usually skewed toward Microsoft
> | products, therefore locking out open-source software developed locally,
> | says LPA Chairman Evans Ikua.
What it means is that micoshaft is funding bribes outside of the USA.
Companies such as IBM and others who have bases in the USA that
want open source contracts in partnership with local companies
should sue micoshaft in the USA where there are laws against it
and the fines are whole lot bigger to level the playing field.