Cabinet scraps Govnet project

THE GOVERNMENT has decided to scrap a billion-crown project to build an information network known as Govnet after the contractor, the Kiss firm, refused to be vetted by the National Security Office. Kiss director František Petro has threatened to sue for Sk840 million.

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