Microsoft steps up piracy fight

Wednesday, 27 July 2005, 12:39 AM EST

Microsoft has stepped up its fight against software piracy by requiring users to verify their copies of the Windows operating system.

Anyone downloading updates for Windows XP will be required to check that their operating system is genuine.

At the BBC.

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