Microsoft Office 2007 is sold at 80 pesos! That’s less than two dollars. Yes, it is displayed and sold in stalls along Colon Street, Cebu City. The oldest street in the Philippines becomes the venue of software piracy.
The same stall sold Microsoft Operating System (OS), from Windows 2000 to Windows Vista. For XP system, buyers can choose, Windows XP Professional or Home Edition. Not just Microsoft, the same stall sold Photoshop, CorelDaraw and other proprietary software installers. It surprises me how the owner of the stall can sleep without the fear of the risk of selling pirated stuff.
Email, as an important tool in communication, is sometimes abused and misused. This is the the concern of one of my friend who often get irritated with the emails she received. I compile here some good guidelines for email etiquette.
Here are some suggestions for using email tactfully, gracefully, effectively, and safely from Indiana UniversityUniversity Information Technology Services: