No Windows in China?

By on August 23, 2003

What a great idea; from CNET News:

A new policy from China’s governing body states that all government ministries must buy only locally produced software at the next upgrade cycle.

The State Council’s move, aimed at breaking the dominance of Microsoft on desktop computers, will eliminate Microsoft’s Windows operating system and Office productivity suite from hundreds of thousands of Chinese government computers over the next few years.

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