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China: Microsoft attacks piracy

Has Microsoft started playing hardball in the fight against software piracy in China? China Herald correspondent-blogger Fons Tuinstra's post ‘Microsoft might kill millions of PCs‘ blogs some serious new developments:

“Panic is hitting Chinese users of Microsoft's Windows. I just received a message from people in China who claim that a change in Microsoft's updating policy might kill millions of PCs that are using illegal software. Unlike in the past, Microsoft is pushing you to their website for updates and recognizes whether you have a legitimate key to the system or not.”

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