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Microsoft to tighten WGA screws August 10, 2006

Posted by rjdohnert in Tech News.
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In a further expansion of its anti-piracy program, Microsoft is building more ‘Genuine’ checks directly into Windows Vista, and is expanding the program to target not just consumers, but PC makers and system builders. Come this fall, however, the Redmond software maker is planning to turn up the Genuine Advantage heat in two ways: By baking more Genuine Advantage checks directly into Windows Vista, and by taking aim at PC makers, system builders, Internet cafes and other sources of potentially pirated software.

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My Thoughts;  WGA is a very bad idea and it will take Microsoft losing marketshare and losing more public trust before they will admit to the legal and ethical vise that is WGA.

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