Piracy worked for us

Piracy worked for us, Romania president tells Gates

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Thursday, February 1, 2007; 9:45 AM

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Pirated Microsoft Corp software helped Romania to build a vibrant technology industry, Romanian President Traian Basescu told the company’s co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday.

Basescu was meeting the software giant’s chairman in Bucharest to celebrate the opening of a Microsoft global technical center in the Romanian capital.
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