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by Franki

Microsoft has revealed plans to have windows update check the licenses of your Microsoft software.
Ostensibly it’s to allow people to double check that their software is legit, but who knows where it will really end.

The question is, if an employee runs windows update, and Microsoft finds out that there are a couple of other systems in the building with the same serial number, would that make it likely that the company would get a visit from a Microsoft audit team? I suspect it might, and that’s a bit of a worry because it may just be because they used a disk image to install and didn’t change the serials. Not every road leads to pirates, but try telling Microsoft that.

Microsoft has a deplorable security record, they should definitely not be doing anything to discourage people from using their service, but then again, when have they ever failed to put their foot in their mouth in the past?

I suppose we should be happy about this new development, the more people Microsoft annoy, the more will go looking for alternatives and end up running Linux, and that’s always a good thing. Read more at TheInquirer.

Regards

Franki








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