Microsoft's anti-piracy tool draws criticism, changes planned

Monday, 12 June 2006, 1:12 AM EST

Microsoft is being criticized for distributing its Windows XP anti-piracy tool in a way that may leave many PC users in the dark as to what they are actually downloading.

In addition, the software maker has come under fire for failing to make it clear to people installing Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) that the application communicates with Microsoft on a daily basis.

At InformationWeek.

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