Posts Tagged ‘bootleg’

Alibaba.com Dumps Chinese Manufacturer After U.S. Political Pressure

Chinese Internet sourcing behemoth Alibaba.com has bowed to complaints from a United States senator that the website was helping to promote counterfeit goods. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced that Alibaba.com has taken down 421 advertisements for counterfeit D’Addario guitar string products being manufactured in China. Last week, Schumer reportedly visited D’Addario’s facilities in new York […]


Evermore Office Downloaded 5.3 Million Times After Microsoft’s Action Begin

According to the Chinese office software provider Evermore Software, benefiting from Microsoft’s “black desktop” situation, the download volume of the company’s Office 2009 individual version has recently reached 5.3 million.


Shanghai Imposes Strict Measures To Fight Pre-installed Pirated Software

Microsoft (MSFT) and the Shanghai Copyright Bureau have jointly held a forum to begin cooperating to find and destroy bootleg operating systems and software installed on wayward computers in Shanghai.


Tomatolei.com’s Founder Seized For Software Piracy

Hong Lei, the webmaster of Chinese download website Tomatolei.com and writer of Windows XP Tomato Edition, reportedly has been taken into custody by the Suzhou Public Security Bureau.


Illegal Mobile Phone Manufacturers Begin To Develop CDMA, TD Mobile Phones In China

Illegal mobile phone manufacturers in China reportedly have a chance of developing CDMA and TD-SCDMA mobile phones as a result of China’s telecom industry restructuring.