Open Source Victory in Canada
A Quebec Superior Court ruling said that the Régie des rentes du Québec's (RRQ) acted illegally in 2008 when it awarded a no-bid contract to Microsoft to upgrade 800 workstations.
Cyrille Béraud is the president of Savoir-Faire Linux, he told Le Devoir, "It is also a great victory for the Government of Quebec" which "now has a tool for liberation from the stranglehold of multinationals on its information system."
Béraud said that this decision will set a precedent.
The original French version of this story can be found here.