Fighting Microsoft's piracy check

Counterfeiters aren't Microsoft's only opponents in its effort to combat piracy: Some of its customers are against it, too.

The company is forging ahead with a program, Windows Genuine Advantage, tied to its free software downloads and updates, that checks whether the Windows installation on a PC is pirated. But some people, including some who say they own a legitimately acquired copy of Windows, have challenged the need for such validation. Fighting Microsoft's piracy check | Tech News on ZDNet

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