Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) to be upgraded

Microsoft's controversial anti piracy application, Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA), is to be upgraded next week. The WGA Notifications tool allows Microsoft to see whether or not your copy of Windows and other Microsoft software programs were purchased and installed legally when your PC is connected to the internet.

The WGA programme has caused a storm in some quarters, with many claiming that it is an invasion of privacy. Anti-piracy tool to be upgraded - Web User News

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 17th February 2007 10:10PM