Not even two weeks have passed since the launch of the microblogging service MSN Juku, which Microsoft China launched in the Middle Kingdom. And already had to suspend its work, blocking access to already registered users. The reason is copyright infringement.
In Asia (and not only there), the resource has long been known plurk.com, which is considered the largest regional microblogging site. It was his creators who blamed Microsoft China that the company stole both the design and most of the code from them. According to the representatives of the resource, more than 80% source code MSN Juku, is an exact copy of the code Plurk. What makes the situation particularly poignant is the fact that Microsoft China initially positioned Juku, as something innovative, built on the basis of solutions Windows Live Messenger.
True, one should not think that Microsoft sank so low that she began to engage in theft. The fact is that Juku Created by a third party developer. But this does not remove the responsibility from Microsoft Chinawho didn't even bother to check the work he submitted.
The company decided to suspend the service and took up the clarification of the circumstances.