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Governments using Linux
Linux in China
How Microsoft Conquered China
"finally figured out that almost none of the basic precepts that led to its success in the U.S. and Europe made sense in China." "... closely partnering with the government instead of fighting it as in the U.S., a stance that has opened the company to criticism from human rights groups."
: July 2007
Raising the Red Flag
Some history from 2002: "The Chinese government doesn't just bristle at Microsoft's near-absolute market share of PC operating systems sold in China. It's as uncomfortable with operating systems that are opaque to the core."
: January 2002
Sanity check: How Microsoft beat Linux in China and what it means for freedom, justice, and the price of software
"Issue: Microsoft's big win in China: ... Just five years earlier, the Chinese government was doing everything it could to avoid Microsoft software." Over 100 comments.
: July 2007
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