LinuxInsider: China's Love of Linux Has Roots in Ancient Past
Jul 08, 2004, 02:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Albert)
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"Bill Gates was recently quoted as saying, 'You know what my
toughest competitor is? It's pirated software.... If you really
look around, you'll find way more pirated Windows than you'll find
open-source software. Way more.'
"Gates couldn't be more wrong. At least in China, his tough
stance against piracy is backfiring. The more the Chinese
government cracks down on piracy, the more appealing open source,
and in particular, Linux, become..."