The Financial Express: PC Makers’ Love For Linux Boosts Piracy
May 25, 2004, 11:30 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Prachi Verma)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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..."