Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 16th Sep 2012 16:53 UTC
Google There's a bit of a story going on between Google, Acer, and Alibaba, a Chinese mobile operating system vendor. Acer wanted to ship a device with Alibaba's operating system, but Google asked them not to, and Acer complied. The reason is that Acer is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, which prohibits the promotion of non-standard Android implementations - exactly what Alibaba is shipping. On top of that, Alibaba's application store hosts pirated Android applications, including ones from Google.
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RE[3]: Interesting
by Beta on Mon 17th Sep 2012 09:02 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Interesting"
Beta
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2005-07-06

It is like Microsoft asking Dell not to sell Linux PCs because Wine is available in the repository
… snipped early to keep an apple to pears parallel to the topic.

Wine is not written by Microsoft so there would be no copyright infringement.

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