Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Software piracy costing Indonesia billions: Microsoft
> ,----[ Quote ]
> | JAKARTA (AFP) - Software piracy is costing the Indonesian economy
> | billions of dollars each year and is stymieing the creation of
> | a local information technology industry, a Microsoft
> | representative said.
> This begs for the question: why isn't the company from Redmond intervening?
Intervening how? What to you expect them to do, send in a mercenary
> Turning a blind eye to privacy may be the path to monoculture preservation
> in poor nations.
Or it could be what you ignored in the story you referenced:
"Lax law enforcement and widespread corruption contributed to Indonesia
clocking in with the fifth highest rate of software counterfeiting in
the world, he said, after Vietnam, Ukraine, China and Zimbabwe."