Open Source Observatory February 2019

The Open Source Observatory (OSOR.eu) articles I wrote for the European Commission in February 2019.

Swedish procurement study: web-based office tools not GDPR compliant German municipalities attracted by open source GIS
It is currently impossible for Sweden’s public sector to purchase web-based office services that comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The KRZ municipal data centre Minden-Ravensberg/Lippe counts 20 QGIS users among its 36 municipalities and 3 districts.
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Slovak advocates want parliament to push for open source
Open source: making earth observation data easier to use
French education minister rejects calls for more open source in schools
Italian Montelupo Fiorentino to increase use of open source