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Channel Register: Mandriva Courts 419 Scammers

Feb 22, 2007, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)

"Mandriva has moved to open a direct sales channel to the 419 scammer set.

"Okay, okay. The Linux maker actually pitches its new African headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria as one step toward bridging the so-called digital divide. 'The goal of Mandriva West Africa is to provide local distribution of Mandriva Linux and other integrated open source applications in English and French throughout the West Africa region,' the company said in a statement. Mandriva will try to work with local PC makers and sellers, software makers and educational bodies to spread the Mandriva Linux operating system love..."

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