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The Inquirer: Russian Schools Abandon Windows After Piracy Scare

Feb 07, 2007, 18:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Farrell)

"Linux is the clear winner out of a dispute between the Russian legal authorities and schools over who should carry the can over the use of pirated Windows software.

"Rather than attacking mobsters who peddle pirated copies of Windows directly to companies, the Russian coppers decided to lock up a Sepich headmaster who bought hot Windows software which came from Perm region’s Capital Construction Administration..."

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