Doctor Smith wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 20:40:28 +1100, Terry Porter wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>> Microsoft updates WGA
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>>>| SOFTWARE GIANT MICROSOFT is updating Windows XP anti-piracy technology
>>>| to detect illegal copies installed with stolen or faked product keys,
>>>| or with new activation cracks.
>>> Microsoft is desperate for cash.
>> Wouldn't it be interesting if MS disabled all cracked/illegal/stolen XP
>> *Every* single troll here would disappear overnight!
> That really says it all about Linux now doesn't it?
Er, no, it only speaks volumes about the trolls here. You yourself admit to
not buying XP, but rather using a 'corporate copy' even tho you no longer
work for the company concerned.
> When people would rather go through the trouble of cracking and using
> cracked copies of Windows than ...
paying for it ?
You can answer that question, as you have never paid for Windows yourself.
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008