China to tackle software piracy

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 12:45 AM EST

The Chinese government has made a fresh attempt to crack down on software piracy.

New regulations state Chinese computer makers must install legally licensed operating software on machines before they leave the factory. In 2004 the rate of software piracy in China was 90%, compared to 27% in the UK and the world average of 35%.

At the BBC.

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