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Price should not be the only factor in government procurement. Other public policy is at issue
NAFTA Chapter 10 and AIT (Agreement on Internal Trade) are pro-competition, pro-standards. PLCOM.net case showed that brand names cannot be used in procurement as a substitute for technical requirements
Other public policy should be implemented in procurement policy to save taxpayer money
(i.e.: anti-trust/competition policy)
The PLCOM case is detailed at:
Also part of notes for this presentation:
Will make into a separate article soon.