[MVLUG] Dell and ATI OH NOE!
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Thu May 31 13:54:52 MDT 2007
On Thursday 31 May 2007 12:05:04 pm Jonathan A. Lindsey wrote:
> Unfortunately IBM's notebook section is now owned by Lenovo. They are
> in china, and where I work it would not be a good thing. China is still
> the enemy you know.
Please find a notebook containing parts _not_ made in China...
I'd like to avoid starting a political flame war, but is there really a
* a notebook containing parts made in China, assembled by an American company
* a notebook containing parts made in China, assembled by a Chinese company
(note: Lenovo's design and ThinkPad division does lie in North Carolina, USA)
From a philosophical point of view, either way, you're helping the Chinese
economy and by proxy the Chinese government...
From a defense point of view, the component parts (and not plastic casing,
build quality, etc) are those most likely to be compromised by a foreign
government, so you're almost just as likely to be giving secrets away to the
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