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Salon: Linux is like a Chinese peasant uprising

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link.

“When the oppressed recognize their suffering, they find the
strength to overthrow those in power, reports Beijing’s China Youth
Daily.”

“As if Microsoft didn’t have enough to worry about … If the
analysis of a Chinese media outlet is correct, the mighty software
corporation better be on the lookout for an armed peasant
rebellion.”

“‘The rise of Linux is legendary,’ reads the article, in an
awkward English translation, ‘a little like the peasant uprising of
Chen Sheng and Wu Guang. In a world of hegemony long suppressed,
many feel oppressed but the majority doesn’t know where their
suffering originates. Once someone stands up, he will have
followers like clouds.'”


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