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Should North Americans Send More Software Development Work to China?
This article discusses the risks and opportunities related to outsourcing software development to China. It concludes that China, as an outsourcing destination,

protection idea  also indicates that copyright protection is technically and politically feasible in China. The lawsuits that some Chinese dot-com companies recently faced due to violating online copyright regulations are also encouraging signs for copyright holders. Experience Dealing with Chinese Vendors The truth is, many North American clients are not as skillful as their Japanese counterparts when dealing with Chinese software outsourcing vendors. However, it is also true that Chinese vendors feel less confident

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