Microsoft chips away at piracy in the UK

Friday, 20 October 2006, 12:45 AM EST

Microsoft's door-to-door campaign to ferret out copyright infringers in the U.K. has reduced the piracy rate for its software sooner than expected.

The company's "Keep IT Real" program, launched in February, has cut the piracy rate for Windows XP from 16.7 percent to 12.4 percent for the Windows XP OS said Michala Alexander, head of antipiracy for the U.K.

At InfoWorld.

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