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China's Evermore Office suite takes off

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| Evermore attributes the increased consumer interest in its office
| productivity offering to a backlash against Microsoft's aggressive "black
| screen" anti-piracy feature that the company launched on October 21st.
|
| [...]
|
| Evermore Office 2009 reportedly sells to individual users for US$99, which is
| much less than the cost of Microsoft Office.
|
| Then again, Open Office 3.0 implements the Open Document Format (ODF)
| international standard, has both simplified and traditional Chinese language
| versions, runs under either Windows or Linux, and is available for download
| free of charge.
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http://www.itnews.com.au/News/87921,...takes-off.aspx


Recent:

Chinese copyright cops diss Windows Nagware

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| Now, vice-director of China's National Copyright Administration, Yan Xiaohong
| has cast aired doubts over Microsoft tactics.
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http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquir...ight-cops-diss


Microsoft faces second 'black screen' lawsuit

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| A second Chinese man has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft demanding it
| remove a notice from his computer accusing him of using illegally copied
| software.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/10/28/ms_wga_china/


Microsoft sued in China for black screen of death

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| A Chinese lawyer has filed a legal complaint against Microsoft for installing
| Windows Genuine Advantage on his computer. He has asked the Ministry of
| Public Security to file criminal charges against Microsoft.
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http://www.channelregister.co.uk/200...microsoft_wga/
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