The new US government, McNealy and open source

Scotty was asked by the new administration to help on a strategy to use open source for government purposes. The BBC reports in Calls for open source government:

The secret to a more secure and cost effective government is through open source technologies and products. The claim comes from one of Silicon Valley's most respected business leaders Scott McNealy, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems. He revealed he has been asked to prepare a paper on the subject for the new administration.