Mark Leno responds to Microsoft’s lobbyists in this hearing on April 17, 2007. Mark Leno introduced AB 1668, California’s open file formats bill.
Here’s a bit of Q & A between committee members and Microsoft’s lobbyists at the April 17th hearing before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy. Unfortunately, many committee members are not that familiar with the subject matter. (video from calchannel.com – support http://www.bytesfree.org
See Microsoft strenuously argue against California AB 1668, a bill that would mandate open formats for state government. This hearing took place before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy on April 17, 2007. (video from The California Channel – http://www.calchannel.com – support http://www.bytesfree.org )
Mark Leno, California Assemblymember (D-13), introduces AB 1668, which proposes to mandate open file formats for state agencies. This is a hearing before the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy. (video courtesy of The California Channel – calchannel.com)