Chinese government bans Windows 8, due Windows XP

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I call bullshit. China has (or should have) seen this exact same scenario with every version of Windows going back to Windows 1.0. What’s so different this time around? I’m guessing politics, as usual.

So like the rest of us the Chinese will be installing Windows 7 :slight_smile:

As Richard Stallman would say, the best known defence against malicious software is to run Free Software (that is, software that repescts your freedom; Libre Software). If you can’t examine 100% of the source code, how can you garuntee that there are no malicious features?