Seattle moves in next door

‘One final point to note is that Newham will be using Internet Explorer […] Microsoft is very serious about addressing security concerns.’ I bet they are, having scored a £5m over 10 year deal with our neighbouring London borough and thereby delivered a blow to the open source community. Whether or not Newham were ever really serious about the open source route might never be known but their OS consultants is quoted in The Register article as having been nothing more than a ‘negotiating tool’.

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