"We suspect that open source is practically non-existent", explains Fabio Leli, one of the activists for the Five Star Movement in the city. "This is absolutely unacceptable, for there are municipalities much smaller than ours, that are reporting significant savings by using open source."
see Five Star Movement urges Italian city of Bari to move to open source.
These guys are serious. In four years they went form nothing to 27% of the vote. The folks who resist moving to FLOSS risk losing election. The prime motivator seems to be wasting taxpayers’ money. Other cities are saving a lot by using FLOSS and the Five * movement wants Bari to do the same.