Quebec Court Requires Alternative Linux Bid

A Quebec Superior court ruled that a provincial agency should have solicited other altenatives before spending 720,000 Canadian dollars (686,000 US) on Microsoft software.  This was required by the agency’s own rules, which required such a process for expenditures over Canadian 25,000 dollars.  The lawsuit was filed by Montreal-based Savoir Faire Linux.

Author: heatherjmeeker

Technology licensing lawyer, drummer

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