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China, Addicted to Bootleg Software, Reels From Ransomware Attack


PetroChina pump, Beijing

A PetroChina pump in Beijing. The hacking caused electronic payment systems at gas stations run by the state oil giant to be cut off for much of the weekend.

Credit: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters

China is home to the world's largest group of internet users, a thriving online technology scene and rampant software piracy that encapsulates its determination to play by its own set of digital rules.

From The New York Times
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