Microsoft mandates Office piracy check

Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 1:41 PM EST

Microsoft on Friday made an anti-piracy check by Microsoft Office XP and 2003 mandatory for users of most versions of the application suite, the company said.

The news comes on the heels of Microsoft's controversial announcement earlier this month to add more anti-piracy checks to the upcoming Windows Vista operating system. There are differences, however, between the two, said Ashim Jaidka, director of the Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) program.

At Neal Wadhwani's TS2 blog.

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