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 May 21, 2007 - 08:58 AM - by Michael
* Piracy Raids in India

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Microsoft's doing some pirated-OS stings in India, and the shops aren't happy about it.

"Since we are are not charging anything extra for installing the software, it means that we are actually not trading in pirated software. For us this is just a sewa (selfless act) that we are offering to our customers. Besides, the pricing of their operating systems is way too high for the Indian markets."

The resellers have also planned boycotts against Microsoft. Those participating in the strike agreed to stop all purchases of Microsoft products for this quarter.
It'd be interesting to see if the strikes have any impact on Big M$, but don't count on it.
 

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