If it is public money, it should be public code as well
CopyCamp: Public Money, Public Code
This weekend, I attended CopyCamp in Warsaw. I arrived in a hurry and on a
whim, because I was substituting for someone who could not attend last-minute.
Erik Da Silva and I together held a talk on the FSFE’s latest campaign, «Public
Money, Public Code». It is a campaign that postulates
that software used or created by public institutions ought become Free Software
and available to the public that paid for it.
As part of the campaign, we compiled an open letter that will be sent to
representatives in the European Parliament and in national parliaments. You can
sign the open letter to add your support: