Information appeared on the Web, according to which Russia may soon refuse to use the operating system Windows in government institutions. To replace the operating system from Microsoft will come linux. The reason for such changes is the interests of state security.
Previously, Russia has already taken similar steps - for example, priority in satellite navigation is given to GLONASS, instead of American GPS. But work in this direction continues. 3.5 million euros have already been allocated for the development of all the necessary software, without which it is impossible to change the operating system. linux was chosen as the most logical option - the system is distributed freely and has open source codes, which allows you to make sure that there are no "additions" that could harm the interests of the country. In case of Windows there is no such certainty and cannot be.
There have been talks about such changes for a long time, but now it seems that they have ceased to be just talk and the process is gaining momentum. However, as expected, the new draft found both its supporters and opponents among the Duma deputies.