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Remedies? The nuclear option
Authored by: Anonymous on Monday, October 22 2007 @ 09:52 AM CDT
"4.  ISO/IEC has no power over what an individual country chooses to do in its National Body.  So while it might change eligibility criteria conditioned on some level of reform, I have a hard time imaginging you'll ever see anything as radical as requiring that individual countries leave voting to government members - and I think that's a good thing, given the lack of good representatives from government for all the types of standards their are, and the lack of government budgets to pay for such action."

I suspect that many nations would not like their public procurement policies forced by strong-arming companies. There will be a call for some kind of political backing of any decision.

The revelations about the bribing in Sweden will give a lot of weight to these calls.

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