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A small Beijing software firm is taking Microsoft to court, alleging that it hasn't been keeping its end of a bargain to license technology for converting the Roman alphabet into Chinese characters. Zhongyi Electronic says Microsoft last paid licensing fees for its patented "Zhengma" product ten years ago, after it included it …

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Paris Hilton

Nothing ever changes

It had been said that if you shake hands with Microsoft count your fingers afterward.

Funny that M$ expends so much energy kissing bum in China that they should be a victim of Chinese bureaucracy.

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Gates Horns

All your font belong to us

There will be a fair trial and then they'll be hung.

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China Executes Law Breakers

Maybe China will execute Bill Gates!

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Dead Vulture

Sales? What Sales?

Microsoft's defense will be that it hasn't "sold" a copy of Windows in China since Windows 95

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Bronze badge

Hung? W ong.

First they try you then they shoot you then they charge your mam for the bullet used.

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Isn't it amazing

how so little changes over a decade or so?

http://www.msversus.org/archive/stac.html

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Linux

Ironic?

I'd rather say Hilarious!!

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Happy

Irony

Calling Kettle - Pot on line 1...

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Anonymous Coward

pot and kettle?

It's not clear that the suing company has any history of infringing licenses, so I fail to see the comparison.

Of course if you're talking about the actions of the country reflecting on the company, can Microsoft please do something about Gitmo?

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