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User sues Microsoft for WGA tool June 30, 2006

Posted by rjdohnert in Uncategorized.

A computer user has launched processings to su Microsoft for class action regarding its WGA tool that sent back information to Microsofts.  The plaintiffs suit calls Microsofts WGA tool spyware.
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My Take;  While I doubt this guy will win I think when/if Microsoft turns WGA into a kill dwitch in the fall he will be right.  Then it will have a malicous purpose.



1. Media UnCut - July 5, 2006

Microsoft’s Genuine Advantage Spy Program

What is very interesting is that Microsoft can pretty much any information it wants to by changing the query remotely.

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