Will Microsoft muzzle the software that cries wolf?

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 3:26 AM EST

Despite the criticism leveled at Microsoft Corp. after the recent rollout - and rollback - of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA), experts say that effort was just the first phase in the company's latest antipiracy effort, dubbed the Genuine Software Initiative.

In fact, the initiative - which will include a similar campaign in the near term called Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) to fight piracy of Microsoft's dominant productivity software suite - is tied in the long term with how Microsoft and other vendors will sell and deliver software.

At Computerworld.

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