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Software Piracy down by 13%, but how CCTV News reported it just sucked

November 19th, 2010 4 comments

CCTV is usually excellent. They have really good English language programming too. Occasionally I will run across programs or segments that make me want to cringe, like someone had just scratched his nails on a black board. In this segment, they are reporting 45% of software installed in all computers in China are pirated, and the trend over the last few years have been improving. From 2003 to 2009, this rate had fallen by 13% due to government crack down, cheaper versions available from domestic companies, and other factors. First, have a look at the video, and I will rant about it afterwards.
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