Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ARM Announces Device Platform and Free Operating System For Internet of Things Deployment
ZOTAC Injects Palm-Sized ZBOX nano XS with Double Dose of Performance
Corsair Releases The Flash Voyager Vega Flash Drive
Mozilla Unveils Firefox-powered Matchstick Streaming Adapter
New ARM Solutions Reduce Time to Market for FinFET Designs
LG 34-inch Curved Monitor Now Available
Comcast Offers Cloud TV In San Franscisco
AMD Demonstrates Network Function Virtualization Solution on 64-Bit Embedded R-Series SoC
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > General Computing > Pc Make...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, April 10, 2006
Pc Makers in China Must Pre-Install Software


Chinese government notified computer manufacturers of the obligation to install operating software before their production leaves the factories.

"Computers manufactured within the country's borders should have pre-installed authorized operating software systems when they leave the factory," the notice said.

The order was released jointly by the Ministry of Information Industry, the State Copyright Bureau and the Ministry of Commerce on March 31st and the medias were only informed today.

This is the country's latest effort to address the issue of piracy before President Hu Jintao visits the U.S on April 20th, for the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washington.

Illegal copying is a major irritant in U.S.-China relationships and China is requested to prove to the U.S. it has taken measures to discourage counterfeiting and distribution of copyrighted material on its territory at the upcoming meeting .

U.S.governement has already evoked the possibillity of applying economical sanctions to China if it is not showing any efforts.

Wang Ziqiang, director of the copyright management department at the State Copyright Bureau, said the notice was not issued in response to foreign criticism.

"This is not because of foreign pressure," he told reporters. "This is about the country's economic development."

Computer manufacturers and operating systems providers must also report to the Ministry of Information Industry before the end of February each year the number of computers sold and the number of operating systems installed.

Companies or individuals found to be installing pirated software will be investigated by the Copyright Bureau, the notice said.

Foreign PC makers like Dell for instance, the third-largest PC seller in China, will also be affected by the notice as it applies to imported computers as well.


Previous
Next
New Encryption Chip From IBM        All News        Toshiba Launches First Notebook PC with HD DVD-ROM Drive in Japan
Fujitsu to Launch PCs with Blu-Ray Drives     General Computing News      Toshiba Launches First Notebook PC with HD DVD-ROM Drive in Japan

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Court Rules MP3 Resale Violates Copyright Law
VSO Releases Blu-ray To Avi Converter
VSO Software Adds CUDA Support
ConvertXtoDVD 4 is Out
WriteBD! UDF Data Writer Provides First Integrated Direct Writing to Blu-ray Re-writable Discs on Mac OS10.5
Grand Theft Auto 4 launches to rave reviews
First Integrated Holographic Data Recording System Appears
Windows Mobile to Get Flash, PDF Support
WriteUDF! for Vista Supports Data Recording to Blu-ray Disc Drives
ReadDVD! UDF Reader Supports Apple Leopard OS 10.5
SAI Releases Blu-ray Disc Drive Solution for Mac OS
Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars Goes Gold

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .