Microsoft to tighten anti-piracy noose in Vista

Wednesday, 21 February 2007, 12:00 AM EST

In response to "overly optimistic" sales forecasts for its Vista operating system, Microsoft plans to "dial up" the anti-piracy technology built into this latest version of Windows. No doubt this move will boost Microsoft's sales to some degree, but if previous experience with Microsoft's anti-piracy methods in Windows XP is any indicator, this new effort is just as likely to alienate or anger many legitimate users.

At Security Fix.

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