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The Financial Express: PC Makers’ Love For Linux Boosts Piracy

May 25, 2004, 11:30 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Prachi Verma)

"The strategy to piggyback on open source Linux platform by branded computer makers--to keep their PC prices lower to compete with assembled PCs--is finally paying off.

"However, the rising sales of Linux PCs is indirectly increasing the piracy as most of the users resort to loading a pirated version of operating systems right after the purchase..."

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