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A Forward Step on Piracy in China, Software Makers Say

New York Times, November 21, 2011

Nick Wingfield

Software piracy in China isn’t going away anytime soon, but the effort to fight it looks as if it got a bit — just a bit — more serious, according to representatives of one of the industry’s main lobbying groups.

The United States Commerce Department just released a summary of the results of a trade meeting between United States and Chinese government officials that occurred in Chengdu on Sunday and Monday. Chinese officials made a number of commitments during the meeting to tackle what software makers believe is one of the worst and most fixable parts of the piracy problem in China: the use of unauthorized copies of software by government agencies and state-owned enterprises... Read Full Story >>

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11/21/2011
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