Similar applications don't have to be programmed from scratch every time.
Efforts on major projects can share expertise and costs.
Applications paid by the public should be available for everyone.
With transparent processes, others don't have to reinvent the wheel.
Free and Open Source Software gives everybody the right to use, study, share and improve software.
Do you believe that Free and Open Source Software should be the default option for publicly financed software? Let’s convince your political representatives!Sign the Open Initiative
In our open initiative we demand:
“Implement legislation requiring that publicly financed software developed for the public sector be made publicly available under a Free and Open Source Software licence.”
1 organisations and 49 individuals already support this call for action by signing our open initiative. You can help us make a much bigger impact by signing it, too! We will list all signatories and hand it over to representatives all over Asia that are debating software policies in public administration.