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Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Microsoft steps up piracy fight: "Microsoft has stepped up its fight against software piracy by requiring users to verify their copies of the Windows operating system."

I noticed this the other day when I was trying to download some developer tools. This is a really bad move on MSFT's part. Right at a time where open source is gaining momentum, MSFT is going to start flexing muscle and require users to do things they don't want to do. ...like pay for software. Linux is looking better by the minute.

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