Microsoft's velvet glove

Tuesday, 1 February 2005, 2:08 PM EST

Microsoft recently announced its latest ploy to extort more money from the public and further strengthen their software monopoly: they want to make you pay for a legal copy of Windows before you get any OS add-on features or updates. To make matters worse, they are even extending this restriction to security updates, potentially placing millions of software pirates and their families at risk. At least that's the way that some people see it.

By Mark Burnett at SecurityFocus.

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