Nice BBC roundup of [recent Linux news]( “BBC NEWS Technology Linux steps into the limelight”).

“What we see happening in Europe is that governments are picking it up,” said Marcel Hartog of Computer Associates. “If you talk to governments, they're actually thinking – why don't we write open source software as well. So it's not just cost-based, but also the concept of open source software. They just like the idea of saving the people money, but also giving back to the people what they created.”