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A day after introducing a requirement that PC and server vendors secure a license to imports their products, India's government has put the brakes on the program. The introduction of the permit program was completely unheralded and reportedly led to Samsung and Apple halting shipments. On Friday, India's Directorate General of …

  1. Anonymous Coward
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    I used to have a part time job in Massachusetts taking apart VAX computers and labeling the parts so that they would be allowed to be imported to India as "unfinished" computers. I am pretty sure taking them apart was easier than putting them back together again.

    1. DJV Silver badge

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      Well, at least no lobsters were harmed!

    2. Furbian
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      VAX, oh that brings back memories! Worked on VMS systems back in 2000; my final job on such a system was to see if it was viable to keep going, by trying to get it to work with TCP/IP, managed to get quite far with some third-party software before giving up.

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