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[In Mali...] The outcome of this rampant illegal software copying is that Windows is seen as "the first world standard" and any attempt to push a cheaper alternative is strongly resisted. They consider it trying to cheat local people out of getting the same quality of software that is used in the developed world, even though it's a legal way of getting quality software for free.

Jeremy Allison

# 9th December 2008, 8:03 am / africa, jeremy-allison, linux, mali, opensource, piracy, windows