Articles By Brenno De Winter

EC quietly weakens plans to mandate open standards

EC quietly weakens plans to mandate open standards

The European Commission has quietly watered down plans to mandate usage of open standards for European public services. Instead it...

November 2nd, 2009 Brenno De Winter
Open-source project reveals how to reprogram RFID cards

Open-source project reveals how to reprogram RFID cards

Three weeks ago scientists published the algorithm of the Mifare Classic chip used in access control systems. Now an open-source...

October 27th, 2008 Brenno De Winter
Dutch government eyes open source for interoperability, cost reduction

Dutch government eyes open source for interoperability, cost reduction

Proposed legislation that would mandate the use of the Open Document Format (ODF) across the entire Dutch government has infuriated...

December 10th, 2007 Brenno De Winter