Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Jul 2007 19:02 UTC, submitted by flanque
Microsoft "Red Flag Linux has turned out to be little more than a key bargaining chip in a high stakes game of commerce between the Chinese government and the world's largest software maker. Thanks to some major concessions on source code and a precipitous price drop, the Chinese government has now thoroughly embraced Windows and Office. And thanks to a major about-face in the way that it deals with piracy, Microsoft has also won over the Chinese people."
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RE[2]: Mo*nop"o*ly
by Siamhie on Sun 29th Jul 2007 19:58 UTC in reply to "RE: Mo*nop"o*ly"
Siamhie
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2007-02-05

So when the Chinese Government goes to renegotiate their terms in the near future, do you think Microsoft will offer these ridiculous prices again?


That's the abuse I speak of.

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