Birthplace of apartheid - of course the US won't take pride in this innovation. The place that added "lynching", "Jim Crow", and "segregation" to the national lexicon. It's the "Old" South because the New South is here-and-now, the horrors and dysfunctions a "thing of the
past". But just as South Africa's changes have not been a magic bullet, and a Microsoft court defeat
won't make the PC space any less a Windows World, New still smells a wee bit like the Old.