UK provider warns users about leaked Windows code
British broadband provider BTopenworld has sent warning letters to a number of its customers, warning them that if they continue to share copies of the Windows source code that leaked on to the internet last month they would violate the company's acceptable use policy and have their connections terminated.
According to the UK tech news site The Register, which published the letter sent to subscribers, the message was much the same as that issued by Microsoft soon after the leak was confirmed.
By Sam Varghese at The Age.
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