Reply to post: Re: Unexpected consequence ? Repeating itself.

China cooks covert chips, recruits global geeks to dodge US restrictions

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Re: Unexpected consequence ? Repeating itself.

Before there was cheap Chinese crap, there was cheap Japanese crap.

They started out slavishly copying western products. But with the corners cut and prices cut even more.

Then they worked out that improving the quality would save them money: returns are expensive to deal with.

Finally, they started slavishly copying designs the west hadn't made!

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