(disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, therefore there may some minor errors in the report below, even if the basic facts are certain) On March 26th, 2009, the Northwestern Italian Region of Piedmont issued a regional law dealing with “ICT pluralism, adoption and promotion of Free Software, portability of digital documents in Public Administrations”. The reasons why Free Software and open, therefore “portable” digital formats are important for all citizens, even if the concept is still unknown in some italian organizations are explained in other Stop articles, so we won’t repeat them here.