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The Dutch Open

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"The Dutch government has released the source code of online voting software piloted during the recent European Parliament elections under an open source licence, according to reports("

"The technology, which enabled 5,000 Dutch citizens living abroad to vote online, was made public by Open Standards and Open Source Software (OSOSS –, a body that promotes open source software in government. The software was developed by LogicaCMG ( in partnership with the Security of Systems group at the University of Nijmegen ("

Sounds like an excellent move.


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