Is Microsoft about to release a Windows "kill switch"?
Two weeks ago, I wrote about my serious objections to Microsoft's latest salvo in the war against unauthorized copies of Windows. Two Windows Genuine Advantage components are being pushed onto users' machines with insufficient notification and inadequate quality control, and the result is a big mess.
Guess what? WGA might be on the verge of getting even messier. In fact, one report claims WGA is about to become a Windows "kill switch" and when I asked Microsoft for an on the record response, they refused to deny it. » Is Microsoft about to release a Windows "kill switch"? | Ed Bott's Microsoft Report | ZDNet.com
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