Microsoft makes anti-piracy tool less intrusive

Thursday, 29 June 2006, 1:10 PM EST

Microsoft, stung by criticism over the daily phone-home feature within its Windows Genuine Advantage tool, released on Tuesday an upgrade of the anti-piracy software that communicates less with the company's server.

In addition, Microsoft replaced the end user license agreement with one that the company said more clearly explains the purpose of the software and how it operates.

At InformationWeek.

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